Kevin Otero

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  • Program Director
  • Role: Station Program Director

Recent Pieces from Kevin Otero

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Class 65: Cross-cultural Appropriations (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

Entertainment has had its share of cultural appropriation, especially when white artists took Black music and blanched it for white listeners. To be sure, as long as ...
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Class 68: Concert Boycotts for Cause (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

As with many other intersections of entertainment law and the larger world with which it interacts, boycotts have become more common, more prevalent, and more politically complex.
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Class 67: Better Late Than Never, Releasing Old Songs, Vol. 2 (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

An interesting pattern has emerged with classic artists and old materials that have not yet been published, turning legal tools into a plastic surgeon’s scalpel, to ...
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Class 66: Crosswise Collaborations (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

Today’s Class considers breakups, where bands take on special projects or collaborations, and it does not work out, leading to bad relations and often, lawsuits.
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Class 63: Rock Lyrics and Judicial Opinions, Vol. 2 (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

A computerized song search from licensors BMI and ASCAP—turns up more than 140 song titles with the words “law,” “court/courtroom,” "lawyer," or "attorney." And judges, ...
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Class 62: Taking Down Social Media (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

We have many platforms of social media, and most people think we are better off for these connections, but a growing number recognize the false intimacy can invade privacy, ...
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Class 61: Antitrust, Concert Tours, and the Shapeshifting of Live Entertainment (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

In the year 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice approved a merger between the two largest live music businesses—to be governed by a complex consent decree setting out the ...
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Class 60: Management Ripping Off Artists (05:00)
From: Michael Olivas

Entertainers entertain, and rely upon a bevy of lawyers and business professionals to negotiate their contracts, handle their financial affairs, arrange their tours, and ...
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Class 59: Terrorism and Concerts, Vol. 2 (05:00)
From: Michael Olivas

The horrific mass shooting that killed almost 60 attendees and wounded another 850 concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas has forever ...
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Class 58: The Developing Law of #MeToo (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

If there has been a single social movement that has recently taken root and shaped its setting, it is surely the Hashtag ME, TOO phenomenon, calling out rapists and sexual ...