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Monkey Selfie: Another Student’s View

Corinne Lederhouse, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2015 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Jane is a professional wildlife photographer shooting Chimpanzees in the Congo.  One day, Jane forgot a camera in a tree. When she retrieved it the next day, she was amazed to find that a clever chimp had snapped a selfie. Jane posted the image to her Instagram account. When she returned to the US a few months later, Jane discovered that a national retailer was selling t-shirts featuring…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 04, 2015

Monkey Selfie: A Student’s View

Jordan Eliasson, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2015 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Jane is a professional wildlife photographer shooting Chimpanzees in the Congo.  One day, Jane forgot a camera in a tree. When she retrieved it the next day, she was amazed to find that a clever chimp had snapped a selfie. Jane posted the image to her Instagram account. When she returned to the US a few months later, Jane discovered that a national retailer was selling t-shirts featuring…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Feb 25, 2015

Do You Remember Your First Trial? Legal Counselor Series

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Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment and copyright trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica. Jon is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he teaches Media Law. COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as copyright, defamation and privacy.  

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  • Legal Counselor Series , Video
  • Feb 18, 2015

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