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Week In Review

By Christina Stylianou
Edited by Elissa D. Hecker

Below, for your browsing convenience, the categories are divided into: Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Technology/Media, General News, and COVID News:

Entertainment

2nd Circuit Affirms Goldsmith Copyright Infringement Win; Rejects Warhol Foundation's Interpretation of the Supreme Court's Intervening Google v. Oracle Decision
http://nysbar.com/blogs/EASL/2021/08/2nd_circuit_affirms_goldsmith_.html

In Eddy Grant's lawsuit against Trump for Improper Use of 'Electric Avenue' in Campaign Ad, SDNY Requires Parties to Submit Supplemental Briefs Addressing 2nd Circuit Affirmation of Goldsmith Copyright Infringement Win
https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.nysd.543372/gov.uscourts.nysd.543372.41.0.pdf

9th Circuit Rejects District Court Finding That "Exclusive Ownership" Under California's Copyright Statute Includes the Right of Public Performance
https://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2021/08/23/17-55844.pdf

Why the Baby on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Album is Suing Now
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/music/spencer-alden-nirvana-nevermind.html

Woman Says R. Kelly Abused Her and Pressured Her to Have an Abortion
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/r-kelly-trial-zel-accuser.html?searchResultPosition=2

Second Accuser Testifies in R. Kelly Trial
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/r-kelly-accusers.html?searchResultPosition=1

Sequins and Soul-Searching in the Competitive Dance World
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/arts/dance/competitive-dance.html?searchResultPosition=1

He's No Longer Host. But Mike Richards is Still Running 'Jeopardy!'
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/business/media/jeopardy-mike-richards-executive-producer.html?searchResultPosition=1

Andrew Cuomo Loses His Emmy on Same Day He's Replaced as Governor
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/cuomo-emmy.html?searchResultPosition=1

China's Celebrity Culture is Raucous. The Authorities Want to Change That
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/business/media/china-celebrity-culture.html?searchResultPosition=1

Arts

He Sold Antiquities for Decades, Many of Them Fake, Investigators Say
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/design/fake-antiquities-investigation.html?searchResultPosition=1

Smithsonian Begins Two-Year Racial Justice Initiative
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/design/smithsonian-racial-justice-initiative.html?searchResultPosition=1

Met Opera Reaches Deal With Orchestra, Paving Way for Reopening
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/arts/music/met-opera-orchestra-deal.html?searchResultPosition=1

Luxury's Gray Market Is Emerging From the Shadows
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/fashion/fashion-luxury-gray-market.html?searchResultPosition=1

Broadway Power Brokers Pledge Diversity Changes as Theaters Reopen
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/theater/broadway-diversity-pledge-reopening.html?searchResultPosition=1

Virus Fears Prompt a Major New York Theater to Postpone Its Return
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/20/theater/signature-theater-postpones-virus.html?searchResultPosition=1

Amsterdam's Mayor Announces Talks with Jewish Heirs on Kandinsky Claim
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/arts/design/amsterdam-mayor-jewish-heirs-kandinsky.html?searchResultPosition=1

Sports

EEOC Backs U.S. Women's Soccer Team in Pay Discrimination Case
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/eeoc-backs-us-women-s-soccer-team-pay-discrimination-case

FIFA Will Share in $200 Million Payout From Corruption Scandal
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/sports/soccer/fifa-justice-department.html?searchResultPosition=1

Under Armour's Attempt To Dismiss UCLA Lawsuit Rejected
https://frontofficesports.com/under-armours-attempt-to-dismiss-ucla-lawsuit-rejected/

Peloton Facing Lawsuits, Government Investigations
https://frontofficesports.com/peloton-facing-lawsuits-government-investigations/

The Business Of Being Notre Dame Football Star Kyle Hamilton
https://theathletic.com/podcast/99-the-lead/?episode=504

How Graham Mertz's Family-Led Business Plan Helped Him Become the 'Face of NIL' While Keeping His Focus on the Field https://theathletic.com/2792041/2021/08/29/how-his-father-led-business-plan-helped-graham-mertz-become-the-face-of-nil-while-keeping-his-focus-on-the-field/

Nike Shareholders Seek Racial Equity Data
https://frontofficesports.com/nike-shareholders-seek-racial-equity-data/

Sports NFT Sales Plunge, but the Overall NFT Market is Surging, With $7 Billion in Sales
https://theathletic.com/2792343/2021/08/27/sports-nft-sales-plunge-but-the-overall-nft-market-is-surging-with-7-billion-in-sales/

Technology/Media

Apple and Google's Fight in Seoul Tests Biden in Washington
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/technology/apple-google-south-korea-app-store.html?searchResultPosition=1

Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/technology/facebook-election-commission.html?searchResultPosition=1

New Mexico Attorney General Files COPPA Suit Against Game Developer
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/new-mexico-attorney-general-files-coppa-suit-against-game-developer

OnlyFans Says It Won't Ban Sexually Explicit Content
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/style/onlyfans-ban-reversed.html?searchResultPosition=1

Former 'Good Morning America' Producer Accused of Sexual Assault in Lawsuit
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/business/media/good-morning-america-sexual-assault-lawsuit.html?searchResultPosition=1

Russian Journalists Meet a Crackdown With Dark Humor, and Subscribers
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/business/media/russian-journalists-independent.html?searchResultPosition=1

General News

Supreme Court Allows Revival of Trump-Era 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/politics/supreme-court-immigration-asylum-mexico.html?searchResultPosition=1

Supreme Court Ends Biden's Eviction Moratorium
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/us/eviction-moratorium-ends.html?searchResultPosition=1

House Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan for Vast Expansion of Safety Net
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/politics/house-budget-social-safety-net.html?searchResultPosition=1

Inside the Diverse and Growing Asian Population in the U.S.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/08/21/us/asians-census-us.html?searchResultPosition=1

Suicide Bombers in Kabul Kill Dozens, Including 13 U.S. Troops
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/world/asia/kabul-airport-bombing.html?searchResultPosition=1

At Least 250,000 Afghans Who Worked With U.S. Haven't Been Evacuated, Estimates Say
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/08/25/world/asia/afghanistan-evacuations-estimates.html?searchResultPosition=1

Evacuations From Kabul Wind Down as U.S. Prepares to Pull Last Troops
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/28/world/asia/afghanistan-evacuations.html?searchResultPosition=1

Judge Orders Sanctions Against Pro-Trump Lawyers Over Election Lawsuit
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/us/politics/sidney-powell-election-sanctions.html?searchResultPosition=1

Just Dept. to Close Troubled Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/nyregion/MCC-epstein-jail-closed.html?searchResultPosition=1

Cuomo Commutes Sentences of 1981 Brink's Robbery Participant and 4 Others
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/david-gilbert-brinks-sentence-commuted.html?searchResultPosition=1

Hochul Is Sworn In: 'I Want People to Believe In Their Government Again'
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/kathy-hochul-governor-ny.html?searchResultPosition=2

Hochul Appoints 2 Women to Key Posts in Her Cabinet
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/kathy-hochul-staff.html?searchResultPosition=1

State Senator Brian Benjamin Is Kathy Hochul's Pick for NY Lieutenant Governor
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/nyregion/brian-benjamin-lt-governor-ny.html?searchResultPosition=1

Time's Up C.E.O. Resigns Amid Crisis Over Cuomo Ties
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/business/times-up-tina-tchen.html?searchResultPosition=1

Smoke From Caldor Fire Suffocates Lake Tahoe
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/us/lake-tahoe-wildfire-smoke-covid.html?searchResultPosition=1

How Did Larry Elder Become a Front-Runner in California's Governor Race?
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/larry-elder-california-governor-recall.html?searchResultPosition=1

Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump and Allies Over Election Lies and Jan. 6
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/us/politics/capitol-police-jan-6-riot-lawsuit-trump.html?searchResultPosition=1

COVID News

FDA Fully Approves Pfizer Vaccine
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/health/pfizer-vaccine-approval-fda.html?searchResultPosition=1

Extra Shots from J. & J. and Pfizer Give Immune Boost, Companies Report
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/health/johnson-johnson-vaccine-booster-shot.html?searchResultPosition=1

2 New York Judges Ordered Defendants to Get Vaccinated. Can They Do That?
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/covid-vaccine-judge-order.html?searchResultPosition=1

Delta's Extra $200 Insurance Fee Shows Vaccine Dilemma for Employers
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/business/delta-insurance-fee-unvaccinated.html?searchResultPosition=1

Rejecting Covid Inquiry, China Peddles Conspiracy Theories Blaming the U.S.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/world/asia/china-coronavirus-covid-conspiracy-theory.html?searchResultPosition=1

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