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Unimpeachable: 7th Circuit Finds Evidence That Sauna Was Used As Place Of Prostitution Inadmissible Under Rape Shield Rule

Like all states, Wisconsin has a rape shield rule. Under Wisconsin's rule, WIS. STAT. Section 972.11(2)(b), in civil and criminal cases involving alleged sex crimes, any evidence concerning the complaining witness's prior sexual conduct or opinions of the witness's prior… … Continue reading

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Viacom/YouTube: Will The 2d Circuit Continue to Shield YouTube from Liability under the DMCA for Welcoming Infringement On Its Site?

The Viacom/YouTube copyright infringement case is a classic, 4-year fight between two media goliaths that is now at the Second Circuit. Hopefully that court will give some guidance about the scope of safe harbor protections for internet service providers (ISPs) … Continue reading

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Bank's From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax

My friend and colleague UCLA Vice Dean Steven Bank has posted to SSRN an excerpt from his book From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax: Abstract: The U.S. corporate income tax – and in particular the … Continue reading

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How the Rich Shield Assets

Why would Jamie McCourt sign a post-nuptial agreement giving up her rights in the Los Angeles Dodgers? She and Frank McCourt are now in the midst of a divorce and she is trying to claim that she didn’t know what… … Continue reading

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