Author(s): Hodes, Scott and Gross, Karen
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

Although a licensing agreement covering art reproductions will contain features common to all licensing agreements, there are certain provisions unique to this field. The appendix to this article contains a Model Licensing Agreement (Model Agreement) which was drafted to meet the special needs of museums intending to license their works for reproduction. The text of the article discusses and analyzes the major features of the Model Agreement: The rights and obligations of the respective parties, the maintenance of quality control, the payment of royalties, tax considerations, and termination

Author(s): Weithorn, Stanley S.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

As a practical matter, most organizations dedicated to the advancement of the arts that regard themselves as within the scope of I.R.C. section 50l(c)(3) find it imperative to obtain a favorable ruling or determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The question has been posed as to the circumstances under which organizations dedicated to the advancement of the arts in the United States might be denied, in the first instance, or threatened with the loss of, after having attained, any of the four classifications above described.

Author(s): Farrer, Claire R.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

Despite the fact that the Native American Indians have been a part of our conjoint lives for over 300 years (if we are English speakers) and over 500 years (if we are Spanish speakers) most of us in mainstream culture know very little about the continuing traditions of Indian people. In this article, I attempt to bring one issue to the forefront - that of ownership of spoken or recorded words. I will demonstrate, using a recently passed law, how the different understandings of the intent and purpose of that law will create conflict, unless people in museum management, archival management, and

Author(s): Greyser, Stephen A.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

Executive board faces law suit from dancer as a result of administrative problem arising from conflict between her teaching responsibilities and her desire to perform in black community show. (Table of Contents, p. 1) This case was written by Stephen A. Greyser based on material provided by Quinton Baker. Copyright 1971 by the Institute of Arts Administration.

Author(s): American Civil Liberties Union
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

Following are the ACLU's answers to questions we have been asked by members of the public about the history of the First Amendment and the freedoms it guarantees: What were the philosophical underpinnings of the First Amendment's guarantees? Why does freedom of expression play such a critical role in our constitutional system? What was the early history of the First Amendment and freedom of expression? How did the courts respond to First Amendment violations? What forms of expression are protected by the First Amendment? Can speech be curtailed if it is thought to jeopardize national security?

Author(s): U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Special Small Business Problems
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

Report on the voluntary rating code of the film industry and whether it discriminates against independent producers. This allegedly was being accomplished by the awarding of more restrictive ratings to independent producers, while the nine major studios would be given softer ratings for the same type of film. Thus, the rating code was supposedly being used to the economic benefit of the major studios and the economic detriment of the smaller independents. In fact, the findings were that no such discrimination existed. Includes a review film industry regulation and censorship over the years.

Author(s): Selz, Thomas D. and Simensky, Melvin
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Review by Brann J. Wry of the book Entertainment Law: Legal Concepts and Business Practices [Colorado Springs, CO: Shepherd's/McGraw-Hill, volumes 1, 2, and 3, 1,988 p.].

Author(s): Weil, Stephen E.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Review by William S. Ayres of the book, Beauty and the Beast: On Museums, Art, the Law, and the Market [Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, 256 p.].

Author(s): City University of New York, Research Foundation
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

The attached summary of the nineteenth forum in the series, held in April of 1990, examines federal funding of the arts in the , and the impact of new regulations on the New York City arts community.

Author(s): Scalon, T.M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

The author discusses the interests of participant, audience, and bystander in relation to freedom of speech. He then asks to what extent are there general principles of freedom of expression. His examination is both theoretical and grounded in the precedents of law. He argues for a broad definition of freedom of expression and treats such a right as instrumental. He ends his discussion through an analysis of pornography.