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Los Angeles Times v. Free Republic

L.A. Times v. Free Republic is a 1998 United States district court copyright law case. [1]

57 relations: Activism, Affirmative defense, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Attorney's fee, Bankruptcy, Cease and desist, Computer keyboard, Conservatism in the United States, Continuing legal education, Copyright, Copyright infringement, Copyright law of the United States, Damages, Disbarment, Doctrine, Fair use, Federal judiciary of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Free Republic, Freedom of speech, Fresno, California, From my cold, dead hands, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Graham Holdings Company, Home page, Hyperlink, Impeachment and acquittal of Bill Clinton, Injunction, Internet forum, John Doe, Joint and several liability, Lawsuit, Legal liability, Legal remedy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, Margaret M. Morrow, Newport Beach, California, Newspaper, Propaganda, Registered mail, Republican Party (United States), Service of process, Settlement (litigation), Socialism, State Bar of California, Stipulation, Subsidiary, Summary judgment, The Washington Post, ..., United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States district court, United States District Court for the Central District of California, USA Today, User (computing), Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, Website. Expand index (7 more) »

Activism

Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis.

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Affirmative defense

An affirmative defense to a civil lawsuit or criminal charge is a fact or set of facts other than those alleged by the plaintiff or prosecutor which, if proven by the defendant, defeats or mitigates the legal consequences of the defendant's otherwise unlawful conduct.

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an American international law firm whose largest office is in Washington, D.C. With more than 900 attorneys and advisers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, the firm has offices in Dallas, Washington, D.C., Austin, San Antonio, Houston, New York, Moscow, Philadelphia, London, Los Angeles (Century City and Downtown), Longview, San Francisco, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Geneva.

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Attorney's fee

Attorney's fee is a chiefly United States term for compensation for legal services performed by an attorney (lawyer or law firm) for a client, in or out of court.

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Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay the debts it owes to creditors.

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Cease and desist

A cease and desist letter, also known as "infringement letter" or "demand letter," is a document sent to an individual or business to halt purportedly-unlawful activity ("cease") and not take it up again later ("desist").

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Computer keyboard

In computing, a computer keyboard is a typewriter-style device, which uses an arrangement of buttons or keys, to act as mechanical levers or electronic switches.

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Conservatism in the United States

Historically, the central themes in American conservatism have included respect for American traditions, support of republicanism and the rule of law, Judeo-Christian values, anti-Communism, advocacy of American exceptionalism and a defense of Western civilization from perceived threats posed by moral relativism, multiculturalism, and postmodern ridicule of traditional culture.

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Continuing legal education

Continuing legal education (CLE), also known as MCLE (mandatory or minimum continuing legal education), is professional education of lawyers that takes place after their initial admission to the bar.

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Copyright

Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution.

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Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

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Copyright law of the United States

The Copyright Law of the United States tries to encourage the creation of art and culture by rewarding authors and artists with a set of exclusive rights.

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Damages

In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.

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Disbarment

Disbarment is the removal of a lawyer from a bar association or the practice of law, thus revoking his or her law license or admission to practice law.

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Doctrine

Doctrine (from doctrina or possibly from Sanskrit: dukrn) is a codification of beliefs or a body of teachings or instructions, taught principles or positions, as the essence of teachings in a given branch of knowledge or belief system.

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Fair use

Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work.

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Federal judiciary of the United States

The federal judiciary of the United States is one of the three co-equal branches of the Federal government of the United States organized under the United States Constitution and laws of the federal government.

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First Amendment to the United States Constitution

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.

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Free Republic

Free Republic is a moderated Internet forum for activists, and chat site for self-described conservatives, primarily within the United States.

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Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is the right to communicate one's opinions and ideas without fear of government retaliation or censorship.

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Fresno, California

Fresno, the county seat of Fresno County, is a city in the U.S. state of California.

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From my cold, dead hands

"I'll give you my gun when you pry (or take) it from my cold, dead hands" is a slogan popularized by the National Rifle Association (NRA) on a series of bumper stickers.

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a law firm, founded in Los Angeles in 1890.

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Graham Holdings Company

Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.

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Home page

A home page or index page is the initial or main web page of a website.

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Hyperlink

In computing, a hyperlink is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow either by clicking or by hovering.

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Impeachment and acquittal of Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, was impeached by the House of Representatives on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice, on December 19, 1998.

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Injunction

An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts.

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Internet forum

An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.

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John Doe

The names "John Doe" or "John Roe" for men, "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" for women, or "Johnnie Doe" and "Janie Doe" for children, or just "Doe" non-gender-specifically are used as placeholder names for a party whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld in a legal action, case, or discussion.

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Joint and several liability

Where two or more persons are liable in respect of the same liability, in most common law legal systems they may either be.

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Lawsuit

A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." The term refers to any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.

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Legal liability

Legal liability is the legal bound obligation to pay debts.

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Legal remedy

A legal remedy, also judicial relief or a judicial remedy, is the means with which a court of law, usually in the exercise of civil law jurisdiction, enforces a right, imposes a penalty, or makes another court order to impose its will.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Margaret M. Morrow

Margaret Mary Morrow (born 1950) is a United States federal judge, serving on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

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Newport Beach, California

Newport Beach is a seaside city in Orange County, California, United States.

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Newspaper

A newspaper is a serial publication containing news, other informative articles (listed below), and usually advertising.

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Propaganda

Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of a population toward some cause or position.

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Registered mail

Registered mail is a mail service offered by postal services in many countries, which allows the sender proof of mailing via a mailing receipt and, upon request electronic verification that an article was delivered or that a delivery attempt was made.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, commonly referred to as GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Service of process

Service of process is the procedure by which a party to a lawsuit gives an appropriate notice of initial legal action to another party (such as a defendant), court, or administrative body in an effort to exercise jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body, or other tribunal.

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Settlement (litigation)

In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.

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Socialism

Socialism is a social and economic system characterised by social ownership and/or social control of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy, as well as a political theory and movement that aims at the establishment of such a system.

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State Bar of California

The State Bar of California is California's official bar association.

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Stipulation

In the law of the United States, a stipulation is a formal legal acknowledgement and agreement made between opposing parties prior to a pending hearing or trial.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Summary judgment

In law, a summary judgment (also judgment as a matter of law) is a judgment entered by a court for one party and against another party summarily, i.e., without a full trial.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (in case citations, 9th Cir.) is a U.S. Federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts.

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United States district court

The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system.

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United States District Court for the Central District of California

The United States District Court for the Central District of California (in case citations, C.D. Cal.; commonly referred to as the CDCA or CACD) serves over 19 million people in Southern and Central California, making it the most populous federal judicial district.

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USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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User (computing)

A user is a person who uses a computer or network service.

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Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive

Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive was an online subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Website

A website, also written as web site, or simply site, is a set of related web pages typically served from a single web domain.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_Times_v._Free_Republic

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