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GMLR Student Comment Cited by Federal Court

Former George Mason Law Review member Danielle Ely’s (’16) scholarly examination of copyright law for pre-1972 works has earned notice in the federal courts. In June 2016, Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois cited Ely’s student comment in an opinion in the case Sheridan v. iHeartMediaEly’s comment, entitled “We Can Work It Out: Why Full Federalization of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Is Necessary to Clarify Ambiguous and Inconsistent State Copyright Laws,” was published in George Mason Law Review Volume 23 Issue 3.

Ely has served as a Legal Fellow at the National Music Publishers’ Association and currently works in the Business & Legal Affairs division at Discovery Communications.