Description : A documentary is being filmed. A cell phone rings, playing the "Rocky" theme song. The filmmaker is told she must pay $10,000 to clear the rights to the song. Can this be true? "Eyes on the Prize," the great civil rights documentary, was pulled from circulation because the filmmakers' rights to music and footage had expired. What's going on here? It's the collision of documentary filmmaking and intellectual property law, and it's the inspiration for this new comic book. Follow its heroine Akiko as she films her documentary, and navigates the twists and turns of intellectual property. Why do we have copyrights? What is "fair use"? Bound By Law reaches beyond documentary film to provide a commentary on the most pressing issues facing law, art, property and an increasingly digital world of remixed culture.
Description : Physical talents are illegal on Resicor, they fear an uprising and so lock their active talents away. Col knows her talent for flight can get her arrested and if she dares to show it in public, her life will end in the dome. A robbery at a museum ends up with her being thrown off a roof and it is fly for her life or die a free woman. She negotiates with herself swiftly and decides that freedom might be possible if she can live to see it. Ysyr is on retrieval duty when he meets his first Resicor and she knocks him and his instincts on their backsides. Life with this woman might be awkward, but being without her is intolerable from the moment she put her trusting hand in his.
Description : When they were teens, Styx and Law had each other's backs-- until Styx was forced to leave to keep Law safe. Detective Paulo McMannus has almost succeeded in helping Law forget his lost love when Styx comes plowing back into their lives. Soon Law finds himself on the run with Styx, the man who can still bring him to his knees... and with Paulo, the man who brought him back to life. The worst part? He can't choose between them... and it's getting harder to remember why he should... Warning: Contains rough language, rougher sex and warriors who fall hard for one another.
Description : Uses a graphic novel format to explore both sides of the copyright problem in a story about a filmmaker's attempt to shoot a documentary about a day in the life of New York City.
Description : An uneasy peace broken by an old enemy An old ally owed debts and obligations A new mission to bring light into darkness In the aftermath of the destruction of the Cadre's main base, there was a period of quiet in the Solar System. Now, however, pirate attacks are on the rise again. When the Cadre ambushes a medical convoy under the protection of Brad Madrid and the Vikings Mercenary Company, the attacking warship turns out to be of a type and class the pirates should never have come into possession of. The Cadre is no longer limited to pirate corvettes and scratch-built destroyers. Somehow, they've come into possession of a modern fleet of warships no one outside the Commonwealth should possess. Brad Madrid owes the Agency and the Commonwealth his allegiance and his life. So when Kate Falcone calls on him to help seek out the Cadre's new shipyard, he answers without hesitation. Their investigation, however, will draw his mercenary company into a newborn conflict unlike anything he's ever faced before.
Description : Freedom Bound is about the origins of modern America - a history of colonizing, work and civic identity from the beginnings of English presence on the mainland until the Civil War. It is a history of migrants and migrations, of colonizers and colonized, of households and servitude and slavery, and of the freedom all craved and some found. Above all it is a history of the law that framed the entire process. Freedom Bound tells how colonies were planted in occupied territories, how they were populated with migrants - free and unfree - to do the work of colonizing and how the newcomers secured possession. It tells of the new civic lives that seemed possible in new commonwealths and of the constraints that kept many from enjoying them. It follows the story long past the end of the eighteenth century until the American Civil War, when - just for a moment - it seemed that freedom might finally be unbound.
Description : With Entering Normal and Leaving Eden, Anne LeClaire brilliantly probed the interior lives of women–friends, mothers, daughters–bringing to vivid life the conflict, surprises, and resilience of their complex relationships. Now in her new novel, The Law of Bound Hearts, LeClaire focuses her gaze on sisters, with the same compassion, insight, and startling breadth of emotion. Sisters Libby and Sam Lewis were inseparable as little girls, best friends and soul mates. But a terrible event during in their 30s completely shatters their tender connection. Now the sisters live entirely unconnected lives. Happily married, Libby manages a spotless household, clings to schedules, and maintains a vigorous exercise routine; a pastry chef who harbors no romantic delusions, Sam runs a successful decorative cake business out of her newly purchased Victorian home. Neither wishes to be the first to reach out and make amends–until a sobering turn of events forces action. Libby discovers she has contracted a rare kidney disease that could end her life. A transplant will increase her chances for survival. Sam would be the ideal donor. But Libby is stubborn and unwilling to seek help from others. Much to the dismay of her husband, she is resolved to face her illness alone. Sam avoids the sentimental and refuses to allow Libby back in her life. Once she knows the truth, will Sam bury the past and reach out to her estranged sister? Anne LeClaire’s The Law of Bound Hearts is an extraordinary story of family that lingers in the mind. It is a novel about courage, betrayal, and forgiveness that penetrates the very core of love. From the Hardcover edition.
Description : The Book Presents The Subject Matter In A Lucid And Readable Style That Even A Student Without Any Background Of Law Will Be Able To Understand And Appreciate The Otherwise Difficult And Complicated Provisions Of Various Legislations Covered. A Number Of Simple Examples Have Also Been Included To Illustrate And Reinforce Understanding Of The Relevant Legal Provisions. Latest Case Law, Indian As Well As English, Have Been Given In A Manner, A Business Law Student Ought To Learn And Present In The Examinations.This Edition Includes * An Updated Treatment Of The Companies Act Including The Amended Provisions As A Result Of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2001. * Sebi Guidelines 2000 And Amended Till November 2002. * Latest Case Law On Contracts, Negotiable Instruments And Company Law.