Detours and Frolics: Week of 4/28

Catch up on last week’s legal news and items of interest:

  • The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action (SCOTUSblog)
  • Could the impending SCOTUS decision in Aereo possibly kill the cloud?
  • Northwestern football players held a vote on whether to unionize. The ballot box will stay sealed until the appeals process is complete (Northwest Herald)
  • You can’t copyright a magic trick, but Teller managed to win a suit based on a copied performance (Hollywood Reporter)
  • And can comedians do anything if a joke is stolen? Not in the courts, but there are informal adjudication structures for aggrieved jokesters (Slate)
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