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The Bar’s flagship publication highlights access to justice and pro bono efforts within the District of Columbia community.

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Since 1972, the D.C. Bar has been setting the gold standard for legal excellence. Explore our history and get involved to help us continue to raise the bar for the next 50 years.

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Music Copyrights and Blurred Lines: A Look at Recent Infringement Cases

By John Murph

Judith Finell, a noted musicologist and founder of Judith Finell MusicServices Inc., and Don Franzen, an entertainment lawyer and partner at Funsten & Franzen, examine copyright infringement cases involving some of pop music’s biggest hits.

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