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It’s My Party and I’ll Charge If I Want To

Demitria Doubenmier, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Watch Parties. Angela is known for hosting the best parties. Angela was planning for her annual Super Bowl Bash when she came up with an idea to help finance her party: she decided to charge people $10 to attend, which included food, drinks and a seat. Angela invites you to the party, but when she mentions the $10 admission price, you remember the copyright discussions from your Communications…

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  • Copyright Infringement , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Nov 12, 2014

The NFL Isn’t Always the Party Pooper: A Student’s View

Maria Prada, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Watch Parties. Angela is known for hosting the best parties. Angela was planning for her annual Super Bowl Bash when she came up with an idea to help finance her party: she decided to charge people $10 to attend, which included food, drinks and a seat. Angela invites you to the party, but when she mentions the $10 admission price, you remember the copyright discussions from your Communications…

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  • Copyright Infringement , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Nov 05, 2014

Buy Low, Sell High: Another Student’s View

Madeleine LaFerney, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Nash is a struggling painter who lives in Chicago. He cleans swimming pools during the day, and paints at night. Nash has a few paintings for sale in galleries around town, but his paintings rarely sell. A few months ago, Donald, a well-known art dealer, offered to buy one of Nash’s paintings called ‘Desert Sun.’ Nash refused at first but since pool cleaning was slow, Nash agreed to…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 29, 2014

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