Copyright and the Naughty Bits

My article Exposed is now up on SSRN. It’s coming out in volume 98 of the Minnesota Law Review in 2014. Here’s the abstract: The production of intimate media – amateur, sexually explicit photos and videos – by consenting partners creates social value that warrants increased copyright protection. The unauthorized distribution of these media, such [...]

On Jurisdictional Sequencing

My colleague and friend Alan Trammell, a civil procedure expert, has posted a great new paper to SSRN, titled Jurisdictional Sequencing (47 Georgia Law Review 1099 (2013)). Here’s the abstract: This Article offers a critical re-assessment of subject matter jurisdiction, arguably the most fundamental constraint on federal courts. The project examines the nature and purposes of [...]