fair comment and criticism definition

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  • 510 U.S. 569 (1994), 92-1292, Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.

    ... holding that its song was a parody that made fair use of the original song. See Copyright Act of .... . for purposes such as criticism [or] comment . . . is not an infringement . . .," ...definition of the Greek parodeia, quoted in Judge ...

  • 471 U.S. 539 (1985), 83-1632, Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises

    ... expression was sanctioned as a "fair use" of the copyrighted material under § 107 of ... a copyrighted work for purposes such as comment and news reporting is not an infringement of ... no independent commentary, research or criticism, in part because of the need for speed if he was ... strike[s] a definitional balance between the First Amendment and the ...

  • 464 U.S. 417 (1984), 81-1687, Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc.

    ... broadcast over the public airwaves was a fair use of copyrighted works and did not constitute ...Moreover, the definition of exclusive rights in § 106 of the present Act ... a work is used "for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, .. ...

  • 558 U.S. 310 (2010), 08-205, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

    ... by individuals—are not sustainable under a fair reading of the statute. Pp. 888 - 892, 175 ...'s "electioneer­ing communication" definition: They referred to then-Senator Clinton by name ... depicts interviews with political commentators and other persons, most of them quite critical of ... by most viewers as an ex­tended criticism of Senator Clinton's character and her fitness ...

  • 505 U.S. 833 (1992), Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey

    ... Appeals, § 3203's medical emergency definition is intended to assure that compliance with the ... government actions regardless of the fairness of the procedures used to implement them." ...483 (1954). As one commentator observed, the question before the Court in Brown ...The price may be criticism or ostracism, or it may be violence. An extra ...

  • 328 U.S. 331 (1946), 473, Pennekamp v. Florida

    ... the truth, and tended to obstruct the fair and impartial administration of justice in ..., that the publications were legitimate criticism and comment within the federal guaranties of a ... a fair administration of justice? No definition could give an answer. Certainly this criticism of ...

  • 537 U.S. 186 (2003), 01-618, Eldred v. Ashcroft

    ... in the copyrighted work, and it allows for "fair use " even of the expression itself. A majority ... founding generation of applying new definitions or adjustments of the copyright term to both ... considerable latitude for scholarship and comment, id., at 560,and even for parody, see Campbell .... ., for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-1041, Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Ass'n

    ...] rules" are issued through notice-and-comment rulemaking, see § § 553(b), (c), and have the " ... to overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. In 2004, the ... " expose them to the fire of public criticism," id. , at 187. .          But this ... on regulated parties." That definition suggests something much closer to the legislative ...

  • 804 F.3d 202 (2nd Cir. 2015), 13-4829-cv, Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.

    ... on its conclusion that Google's copying is fair use under 17 U.S.C. § 107 and is therefore not .... . for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including ...The statutory definition suggests that derivative works generally involve ...

  • 448 F.3d 605 (2nd Cir. 2006), 05-2514, Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

    ... judgment in favor of defendants on their fair use defense and denying plaintiff's motion for ... work if it is "for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching . . ., ..., supra, at 1124 (stating that "[b]y definition every fair use involves some loss of royalty ...

  • 495 U.S. 207 (1990), 88-2102, Stewart v. Abend

    ... summary judgment based on Rohauer and the "fair use" defense. The Court of Appeals reversed, ...§ 107; e.g., criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, ... (1988 ed.) (1976 Act), codified the definition of a "`derivative work,'" as. a work based upon ...

  • 750 F.2d 970 (D.C. Cir. 1984), 79-2265, Ollman v. Evans

    ... is by no means new: at common law, the fair comment doctrine bestowed qualified immunity from ... references and American history, the definition ended on the following unflattering note:. ... the "blackmail" characterization as a criticism of the developer's negotiating tactics rather ...

  • 568 U.S. 519 (2013), 11-697, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    ... include, for example, the principle of " fair use". (§ 107), permission for limited ... at 947-952 (definition of " under" ). It might mean. " subject ... Further Discussions and Comments on Preliminary Draft for. Revised U.S. ... § 109(a) is susceptible to the same criticism, the Court. points to the now-repealed " ...

  • 60 F.3d 913 (2nd Cir. 1994), 1479, American Geophysical Union v. Texaco Inc.

    ... particular circumstances of this case, the fair use defense to copyright infringement applies to ... 65-66 (1976) ("no generally applicable definition [of fair use] is possible, and each case raising ...As a leading commentator astutely notes, the advent of modern photocopying ... in the preamble to section 107, such as criticism and comment, generally involve some ...

  • __ U.S. __, 15-1498, Sessions v. Dimaya

    ... Section 16’s definition of a crime of violence is divided. into two ... that a less-than-fair-notice standard should apply where (as. ...372 (1856);. 3 J. Story, Commentaries on the Constitution of the United. States ... widespread criticism"); Lindsay, Immigration,. Sovereignty, and ...

  • 636 F.2d 807 (2nd Cir. 1981), 8, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. v. American Export Lines, Inc.

    ... . any definition of the term "package". As the Ninth Circuit has ... the opinion, as the lower courts and commentators recognized, see du Pont de Nemours International ... be bound to follow it here despite the criticism it has received from commentators and other ... of Leather's Best unless that decision can fairly be distinguished and not the inconsistent test ...

  • 408 U.S. 238 (1972), 69-5003, Furman v. Georgia

    ... try, as before, to refine further the definition of capital homicides. Instead they adopted the ...As Livermore's comments demonstrate, the Framers were well aware that the ... to the requirements of regularity and fairness embodied in the Clause, is inflicting the ... by George Mason which misinterprets a criticism leveled at himself and Patrick Henry is further ...

  • 403 U.S. 29 (1971), 66, Rosenbloom v. Metromedia

    ... the news media a privilege to report and comment upon the official actions of public servants in ... or legislative proceedings if the account is fair and accurate, and not published solely for the ... can command media attention to counter criticism may be true for some very prominent people, even ... have to fashion constitutional definitions" of \"negligence\" and of \"actual damages.\".    \xC2"...

  • 388 U.S. 130 (1967), 37, Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts

    ... Compare, e.g., Pearson v. Fairbanks Publishing Co., 413 P.2d 711 (Alaska), with ... in a prior opinion and the extrajudicial comments of one Justice 7 that some applications of libel ... be founded on the assumption that criticism of private citizens who seek to lead in the ...Its definition of "actual malice" is not so restrictive that ...

  • 491 U.S. 657 (1989), 88-10, Harte-Hanks Communications, Inc. v. Connaughton

    ... be fully encompassed in one infallible definition," St. Amant v. Thompson , 390 U.S. 727, 730 ... question must be prefaced by additional comment on some of the important conflicts in the ..., and that the majority's opinion cannot fairly be read to hold that the content of the article ...'s vituperous public statements and criticism of the Enquirer; (3) that the Enquirer's initial ...

  • 490 U.S. 228 (1989), 87-1167, Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins

    ... giving credence and effect to partners' comments about her that resulted from sex stereotyping. ... and trustworthy workmanship assured through fair and racially neutral employment and personnel ... skills, that has drawn the criticism. 15 .        [109 S.Ct. 1794] Price ... the word "pretext" to the narrow definition which the plurality attempts to pin on it today. ...

  • 494 U.S. 652 (1990), 88-1569, Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce

    ... . from the definition of "expenditure" any. expenditure by a ... or publication for any news story, commentary, or editorial in support of or opposition to a ... and educating the public, offering criticism, and providing a forum for discussion and ... Attention all citizens. To assure the fairness of elections by preventing disproportionate ...

  • 99 F.3d 1381 (6th Cir. 1996), 94-1778, Princeton University Press v. Michigan Document Services, Inc.

    ...(briefed), Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, Chicago, IL, for amicus curiae ...for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including ... be "so flexible as virtually to defy definition." Time Inc. v. Bernard Geis Assoc., 293 F.Supp. ...

  • 767 F.2d 957 (D.C. Cir. 1985), 84-1081, American Financial Services Ass'n v. F.T.C.

    ...Following the comment and hearing stages of the rulemaking, 2 reports ... rejected enacting a statutory definition of the term "unfair methods of competition." See ... hampered as an effective force in promoting fair and free competition and safeguarding the ...Spurred on by the criticisms in the late sixties of the Commission's lack of ...

  • 412 U.S. 94 (1973), 71-863, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. v. Democratic National Committee

    ... did not meet the requirements of the Fairness Doctrine. The FCC rejected the Fairness Doctrine ... the fairness of WTOP's coverage of criticism of that policy, but it presented no evidence in ..., for the solicitation of funds and for comment on public issues. .         DNC claimed ...26 Thus, by definition, the Fairness Doctrine tends to perpetuate ...