Tag Archives: Cultural

In Crusade against Cultural Antiquities Trafficking, Manhattan DA Cracks Down on Private Art Collectors

On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Manhattan DA’s office initiated two sets of seizures of cultural antiquities. The first set targeted the New York City residence and offices of Michael Steinhardt, a prominent Manhattan businessman and art collector. The second … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Fiscal Citizenship: A Cultural History of Tax Law

Assaf Likhovski, Tax Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel (2017). Binyamin Blum Accused by Hillary Clinton of paying no income tax for years, in one of the most memorable moments of the 2016 presidential debates, Donald Trump … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative law | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Destination: St Petersburg – a Cultural Feast

  It is often referred to as the Venice of the North or the Paris of the East. The city centre is set on the south bank of the Neva river.   Modern St Petersburg has no shortage of restaurants, … Continue reading

Posted in Admiralty-Maritime Law | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Proposed Reform Of Venezuelan Constitution: Cultural And Intellectual Property Issues (IP-Watch)

During the last few months across Venezuela at dozens of open forums -both on the streets and within institutions and in the media, there have been many discussions held among intellectuals, authors, copyright users, small traders, and government officers about … Continue reading

Posted in Intellectual Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“It’s Time to Overhaul Copyright Law”: Law Should Distinguish Between Cultural and Commercial

By Cory Doctorow. “We need to stop shoe-horning cultural use into the little carve-outs in copyright, such as fair dealing and fair use. Instead we need to establish a new copyright regime that reflects the age-old normative consensus about whats … Continue reading

Posted in Intellectual Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment