The Library's Legal Answer Book
Every librarian who wants to make wise policy decisions and protect the organization from legal challenges can now consult the library legal team of Minow and Lipinskil Libraries are in the thick of legal issues as new technologies add layers of complexity to everyday work in the library. How do you know what's legal? What can you do to identify and address issues before they turn into bona fide legal matters? Where do you turn for help? In this comprehensive and authoritative, yet easy-to-understand Q & A customized for librarians, you'll find expert guidance on complex issues. With coverage of all the issues of the day - filters, fair use, copyright, Web publishing and Internet use, software sharing, ADA compliance, free speech, privacy, access, and employment and liability issues - you will have a librarian's J.D. in short order! This timely and practical desktop tool: Focuses on quick and reader-friendly answers to common legal questions; Provides examples of legal challenges faced in libraries; Includes precedents and case citations to conduct additional research; Supports libraries in their commitment to access without liability; With detailed and ready-to-apply answers to
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... in First Amendment law . Peter Hirtle and Robert Kasunic generously shared some insights into the intricacies of copyright law . I appreciated the writings and review of the disability section by Barbara Mates and Cynthia Waddell .
Other Statutory Immunity Argument Failed : Library Not Immune from First Amendment Claims Library Board Individual Members and Library Director DismissedRedundant Defendants Case Study : Livermore Library Held Immune Library Immunity ...
... custom or usage , subjects or causes to be subjected , any person to be deprived of any rights , privileges , or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws . This would include suits for violation of First Amendment rights such ...
In that case , citizens sued the library for abridging the First Amendment when the library installed filters on every public computer terminal . The board members argued before the court that they enjoyed absolute immunity , a complete ...
The court said that immunity did not extend to the First Amendment claim because " §230 was enacted to minimize state regulation of Internet speech . . . § 230 was not enacted 8 NOTES ON IMMUNITIES.
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Are you getting ready to change or update your library's policies? Ever wonder if you were breaking any laws showing that movie to the pack of kids who just walked in your door? Minow, a consultant ... Read full review
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