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Dean Lidsky Named Reporter of New Restatement of Torts

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was recently named a Reporter of the new American Law Institute (ALI) Restatement of Torts:  Defamation and Privacy.  The project will focus on torts dealing with personal and business reputation and dignity, including defamation, business disparagement, and rights of privacy. Among other issues, the updates will cover the substantial body of new issues relating to the internet.…

New Supplement to Professor Myers’ Casebook Published

The new supplement to Professor Gary Myers’ casebook, Entertainment, Media, and the Law, is now in print.  The 260-page supplement, published by West Academic, is coauthored by Paul Weiler (Harvard) and Will Berry (Mississippi). This supplement highlights important changes in the law since the publication of the Fifth Edition of the casebook in…

Professor Myers Presents on Trademarks and Free Speech

Professor Gary Myers participated as a speaker at the 9th Annual Free Speech/Media Law Discussion Forum at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law in Budapest, Hungary. His topic and argument anticipated the Supreme Court’s new decision on trademarks and free speech in Matal v. Tam. Sponsors of the two-day conference were the Pázmány Péter Catholic University; the Luxembourg…