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CASE STUDY: VIDDING: FREE EXPRESSION OR COPYRIGHT PIRACY? »

Number of pages 3

This 3-page paper discusses copyright laws pertaining to viding. Bibliography lists 2 sources. View Full Description
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Intellectual Property and Originality »

Number of pages 24

This 24 page paper considers the argument that intellectual property law, specifically copyright law does not rely on originality as a requirement for ownership. The paper looks at copyright law in the UK and also looks at patent and trademark law, comparisons are made between the UK position and the position in the US, Australia ... View Full Description
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Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act »

Number of pages 3

A 3 page paper that explains what this act did for copyright protection. The paper discusses the pros and cons of copyright laws and whether they encourage or discourage creativity. Bibliography lists 7 sources. View Full Description
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Copyright Law: Considerations for School Library Media Centers »

Number of pages 11

An 11 page overview of copyright law and what it means to school media centers. The author reviews some of the more recent changes in copyright law and the way that information is presented in our digitized world. Bibliography lists 8 sources. View Full Description
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Literary Works and Copyright »

Number of pages 7

This 7 page paper looks at the use of copyright to protect literary works under English law. The paper starts by defining what it meant by a literary work and what types of work are included, looking at the concept of originality, the issue of ownership and the period that a copyright will last. Numerous ... View Full Description
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Regulation and the Internet »

Number of pages 10

Regulating the internet is a problematic area. This 10 page paper considers some of the areas where the difficulty may be faced, how the difficulties occur and have seen partially resolution within the law. The paper looks at accessing information on the internet, the use of information on the internet, freedom of speech and copyright ... View Full Description
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Commercial Law Questions »

Number of pages 3

This 3 page paper looks at three law questions and gives simple answers. The first looks at whether an author could be sued for breach of contract for failing to deliver a book on time after being in an accident unable to write while in a coma. The second questions consider copyright on a photograph, ... View Full Description
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Copyright: Legal Meaning for Business »

Number of pages 5

A 5 page paper discussing copyright law’s implications for business and innovation. Copyright law dates from the earliest days of the United States. It is the right of the creator of a work to benefit and profit from that work for a specific length of time, after which it reverts to the public ... View Full Description
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The Copyright Act of 1976 and the Fair Use Doctrine »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page report discusses a case in which copyright questions are considered. The Plaintiff has filed a complaint based in the Copyright Act of 1976, Title 17, stating that the defendant has created and commercially distributed unauthorized altered versions of plaintiff’s copyrighted motion pictures. In the case of GMG Studios, Inc. versus Scarlet’s BeneFilm’s, Inc., a ... View Full Description
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Protection of Computer Programs in the UK and the US »

Number of pages 7

This 7 page paper compares and contrasts the way in which computer programs gain legal protection under copyright laws under UK and US law. The bibliography cites 15 sources. View Full Description
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Copyright Laws For Teachers »

Number of pages 3

A 3 page paper that briefly explains a number of issues about copyright law including the law; Chafee Amendment; Creative Commons; Universal Design for Learning; fair Use and the TEACH Act. Bibliography lists 6 sources. View Full Description
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Intellectual Property and UK Copyright Law »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper consider the protection that is granted Intellectual property in UK law and the role that copyright laws play in that protection. The writer also emphasises the lack of non- economic interests. The bibliography cites 10 sources. View Full Description
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Copyright Fair Use Model: Education »

Number of pages 3

Title 17 of the U.S. Code states copyrights are not infringed in the act of fair use in an educational setting. This includes reproduction of audio and written works used solely for the purpose of education. However, there are provisions to use; it is limited. For example, if an educator copies materials for class use, ... View Full Description
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Sex Offender Legislation »

Number of pages 10

A 10 page research paper on recent laws and scientific support for the laws affecting sexual offenders. The writer focuses on both state and federal laws, including 'Megan's Laws,' Kansas's States recommitment law, California's chemical castration law, Delaware's drivers' license law, and recidivism statistics. Bibliography lists 14 sources. View Full Description
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Australian Copyright and Privacy Law Cases »

Number of pages 16

This 16 page paper examines two fictitious cases supplied by the student and applied statue and common law to the cases to determine what actions may be possible. The first case deals with copyright potential infringement and failure to attribute an article to the author the second is a privacy issue and looks at actions ... View Full Description
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Music Licensing and Creative Commons »

Number of pages 4

In four pages this paper examines music licensing and copyright issues in a discussion of the Creative Commons nonprofit organization that offers various licensing methods for holders of music copyrights. An analysis of various licenses and their implementation impacts are also presented. Two sources are listed in the bibliography. View Full Description
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Music Piracy and Copyright Law »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper takes a look at music piracy and copyright law and how entities like Napster have gone south. Some cases are mentioned. Recommendations on what record companies should do to make money are noted. Bibliography lists 10 sources. View Full Description
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CD and DVD Burning and Copyright Law »

Number of pages 4

A 4 page paper which argues that copyright laws on copying CDs and DVDs should be strict, but allow for certain situations. Bibliography lists 2 sources. View Full Description
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Smarts and Then Some (Case Study Analysis) »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper examines this case study submitted by a student. Copyright law is the focus of attention. Bibliography lists 4 sources. View Full Description
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Plagiarism and Copyright Law: »

Number of pages 4

This 4 page paper compares and contrasts copyright law and plagiarism restrictions. This paper provides insightful examples to illustrate the differences between these two infringments. Bibliography lists 4 sources. View Full Description
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COPYRIGHTS, THE INTERNET AND OWNERSHIP »

Number of pages 5

This 6-page paper involves a case study detailing moral, ethical and legal behavior on the Internet. The main topic of the paper is copyright law, and the options available to a fictitious young woman who found her photo stolen and posted over the web. Bibliography lists 3 sources. View Full Description
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Copyright Law and the Internet »

Number of pages 8

This 8 page paper considers the position of web page content under UK laws. The paper looks at a case supplied by the student. The first issue concerns content created by a subcontractor without a written contract and who owns the copyright. The second issue looks at the copying of photographs form a different website ... View Full Description
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Copyright Law in Education »

Number of pages 3

This 3 page paper looks at how copyright law is embraced in the context of libraries and schools. Specific information about what is permissible in the classroom is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources. View Full Description
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COMMUNICATIONS AND COURTS »

Number of pages 5

This paper examines a series of essay questions, including the concept of "fair use" in copyright laws and the idea of "reporter protection" during a courtroom trial. Bibliography lists 5 sources. View Full Description
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How the Laws Regulating Companies can Influence and Enhance A Corporation’s Strategy »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at UK law and considers how it may be used to help and enhance corporate strategy. The writer uses the Copyright, Designs and Patents Bill 1988, the Case of Dyson and Hoover and the role of directors to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 10 sources. View Full Description
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Patent and Intellectual Property Law »

Number of pages 26

This 26 page paper considers the quote “since we have had a patent system for a long time, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge, to recommend abolishing it”. The paper begins by looking at the development of patent law with he first recorded origins in 1313, though to the current ... View Full Description
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Cicero: On the Commonwealth »

Number of pages 7

7 pages in length. Discusses the great work by Cicero as to the concept of law. Cicero the philosopher assigned to the positive laws of humans an altogether subordinate place by comparison with the law of nature. The mere fact that a measure has been enacted by a commonly accepted method does ... View Full Description
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Copyright and the Internet »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page report discusses copyright and the Internet. As issues of ownership present themselves, the legalities and principles associated with intellectual properties have gained a greater level of notoriety and concern for all parties involved. The regulatory framework governing access information must also evolve to meet the electronic world's expanding needs and applications. ... View Full Description
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The Difference Between Copyright and Patent and the Case of Service Consultants »

Number of pages 3

This is a 3 page paper discussing the difference between copyright and patent and the discussion of a case involving a computer program. Copyright is an unregistered right to created works which have been fixed in some form on paper, film, electronic or sound mediums and includes creative works such as novels, databases, computer programs, ... View Full Description
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Usury Laws - General And North Carolina »

Number of pages 3

This 3 page paper explains and discusses usury laws. There is no federal law specifying maximum interest rates and fees for credit. Congress believed the Truth in Lending Act would provide sufficient protection for debtors. That is not true. This essay reports the number of states with and without usury laws and then provides the ... View Full Description
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Crime and Punishment in England 1800 - 1850 »

Number of pages 16

This 16 page paper considers hat does criminal law history before 1850 tells us about the processes of change in the law and legal institutions. The paper looks at the period 1800 – 1850 and examines four areas of law and the justice system; capital and corporal punishment including the “Bloody Code”; imprisonment and transportation ... View Full Description
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Lisa and MJ Electricals - A Case Study »

Number of pages 8

This 8 page paper examines a contract law case posed by the student. A consumer makes a purchase by mail order, The goods sent differ to those ordered, and the seller refuses to accept them back. The paper examined the position of the seller and the consumers using case law and legislation. The paper is ... View Full Description
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Pat Parker & Associates: Case Study »

Number of pages 8

This 8 page paper is a Harvard case study of Pat Parker, a lawyer who conducts political oppositional research and prepares reports. The work is by contract between Parker and the candidate's campaign. The scenario is that Parker previously provided a report to a campaign, two years later, a group of lawyers who supported the ... View Full Description
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Copyright, Law and Ethics: The Pat Parker Case Study »

Number of pages 5

A 5 page discussion of the legal and ethical issues involved in the resell of research material which was originally contracted from a campaign analyst, Pat Parker, and the Democratic Party. The questions of who holds copyright to the material which was generated and the legalities and ethics of a subsequent sale by the ... View Full Description
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Intellectual Property and Copyright Law »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the topic and relates it to the findings in the current literature. Bibliography lists 12 sources. View Full Description
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The Law and Society »

Number of pages 22

This 22 page paper looks at the interdependency and interaction between the law and society. The role of law, the way it impacts on society and ways it is influences and the linkage between the law and morals are examined. The paper is written looking at the concept of law and incorporates discussions of the ... View Full Description
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Maimonides/Political Theory »

Number of pages 7

A 7 page research paper that examines the philosophical viewpoint of 12th century Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides in regards to 'perfect law.' Maimonides proposed that humanity should model all law on Biblical law, which is by definition 'perfect' due to his divine origin. The writer argues that this viewpoint in regards to political law is ... View Full Description
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The Impact of the Human Rights Act on Statutory Interpretation »

Number of pages 7

This 7 page paper looks at the way in which the implementation of the Human Rights Act, specifically S3(1), has impacted on the way the judiciary, including the Law Lords, interpreted statues and assesses whether or not they are now making law as well as interpreting law. The issue is discussed looking at the statue ... View Full Description
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Three Of Maxwell’s Laws Of Leadership »

Number of pages 6

A 6 page paper that explains three of Maxwell’s Laws and how to apply them in life. The three laws are the Law of Influence, the Law of Process and the Law of Navigation. Bibliography lists 1 source. View Full Description
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Scottish Law »

Number of pages 16

This 16 page paper looks at Scottish law from a number of perspectives. Written in three parts the first part looks at the basis and development of Scots law. The second part of the paper examines the way promises may be enforced under Scots law comparing it to Islamic law. The last part of the ... View Full Description
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Megan's Law: Fair Or Not? »

Number of pages 6

A 6 page paper. Megan's Law is the federal and state laws that require sex offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies upon release from prison. This essay provides information about the law, how it came to be, and argues that this is a fair and just law. Bibliography lists 7 sources. View Full Description
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The Unauthorized Reproduction of Copyrighted Material on the World Wide Web: A Consideration of Ethics and Plagiarism »

Number of pages 8

An 8 page exploration of the issues revolving around the unauthorized reproduction of copyrights material on the World Wide Web. Notes that the Internet (the World Web Wide in particular) is designed to allow the easy download of information, images, audio, and computer programs. Raises questions as to the ethical and legal appropriateness ... View Full Description
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Sources of English Law »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper considers the different sources of English law. The writer outlines the history and development of common law, statute law and the law of equity and how they form the current structure of English law. Relevant cases and statutes are cited. The bibliography cites 6 sources. View Full Description
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Customary Law »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at how customary law may be seen in mainstream law and the issues of customary law form alterative cultures, such as aboriginal law and sovereign law and the difficulties of both co-existing. The bibliography cites 7 sources. View Full Description
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Mosaic Dietary Laws »

Number of pages 18

This 18 page paper provides an overview of the Mosaic dietary laws, the laws set forth through the directives of Moses in the Old Testament. The Mosaic dietary laws, the laws imposed by the directives of Moses on the Israelites, extended from earlier restrictions that had been placed on the eating habits of the ... View Full Description
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Posner’s Common Law - Does It Make Common Sense? »

Number of pages 6

Posner’s Common Law – Does It Make Common Sense?: This 6-page analytical essay examines Posner’s claims regarding common law and its relevance to efficiency. Opposing expert viewpoints are included, and linear conclusions are reached. Whether or not Posner’s ideas pan out, he has nonetheless provided the judiciary system with a very valuable launching ... View Full Description
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Law Firm Case Study - Hall, Dickler, et al LLP »

Number of pages 5

Law Firm Case Study – Hall, Dickler, et al LLP: This 5-page essay chronicles the case study of the Hall Dickler, et al law firm of legal professionals. It also offers an overview of its inside machinations, and the contributory factors relevant to its success. Bibliography lists 7 sources. SNAkghal.doc View Full Description
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Incorporating a Firm in China - Is a Unified or a Separate System of Company Law Best? »

Number of pages 3

In this 3 page paper there is consideration of what type of law a foreign firm setting up in China may prefer; a unified law that treats domestic and foreign owned businesses the same, or one that treats the firms differently. The bibliography cites 4 sources. View Full Description
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Lead Balloon Pty Ltd - Legal Case Study »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper is based on Australian law, looking at a case supplied by the student where several legal issues have arisen, including the formation of a pre-incorporation contract, the desire to get out of a post incorporation contract where the directors believe they can get a better deal and a potential liability for ... View Full Description
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Environmental Laws In Malaysia And Singapore »

Number of pages 4

A 4 page paper. The essay discusses environmental laws in Malaysia and Singapore. It also discusses work hours and wages in Malaysia and Singapore. While we might expect the environmental laws to be at least similar to the rest of the world, wages and hours can be vastly different between different geographic regions in ... View Full Description
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