Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
14  mai     21h19
2 Marvel Films May See Opposition to Release in China
Jordan Smith    According to a recent report from Variety, not all of the Marvel Studios Phase Four films will necessarily have a release in China. In a recent announcement for Phase Four, CCTV 6, a Chinese channel monitored by the propaganda department, only&Read more ’
Contract Rights and Wrongs May Membership Meeting
Jordan Smith    Words matter, especially in law. Ownership, royalties, video, merchandise these are just a few of the important issues that can be determined by the provisions of a contract, yet far too often, the precise language can have consequences that&Read more ’
03  mai     19h53
Bill Watch Idaho, Missouri, and Critical Race Theory
Jordan Smith    Today, I want to take a look at two bills from the past several weeks that have the potential to cause censorship issues in the comics community and beyond. The two bills in question are Idaho House Bill 377 and&Read more ’
29  avril     16h40
First Amendment Rights of Students Argued Before the U.S. Supreme Court
Jordan Smith    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the oral arguments for Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. This potential landmark case concerns the First Amendment rights of students in public schools. The main argument of the case is whether the Tinker decision from&Read more ’
15  avril     20h58
New Extension It’s Not Too Late For Retailers And Creators To Apply For PPP Loans and EIDL
Jordan Smith    Comic shop retailers and comics creators, if you have been looking for financial relief due to the pandemic, there are still two months for you to apply for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). President Biden recently signed the PPP Extension&Read more ’
13  avril     15h12
Jason Reynolds Announced as Honorary Chair for Banned Books Week
Jordan Smith    Banned Books Week has just announced Jason Reynolds as the inaugural Honorary Chair for this year’s Banned Books Week. Reynolds, an award-winning and bestselling author, will be headlining the event, which will take place September 26 - October 2, 2021.&Read more ’
08  avril     20h37
5 Library Victories Over Censorship
Jordan Smith    Investing in libraries is investing in our community. This week is National Library Week, and today is Take Action for Libraries Day. It’s a day to join with other library advocates to spread the word about all the benefits libraries provide to&Read more ’
05  avril     17h09
ALA’s Top 10 Challenged Books Announced
Jordan Smith    This week is National Library Week As they do every year at this time, the American Library Association has released its Top 10 Most Challenged Books list for the previous year. The list is based on media stories and voluntary&Read more ’
02  avril     20h18
CBLDF Joins Amicus Brief in Support of the Constitutional Rights of Students
cbldf    On March 31, 2021, CBLDF filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in partnership with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and National Coalition Against Censorship. The brief is supporting the constitutional rights of students in public schools. This is a&Read more ’
01  avril     17h00
Opposition to Georgia Senate Bill 226
Jordan Smith    On March 26, CBLDF signed a memorandum in partnership with the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association in opposition to Georgia Senate Bill 226 (SB 226). The proposed bill attacks an author’s constitutional right to free expression and their rights under&Read more ’