Law and Justice
State and federal legislatures, and the courts themselves, have thrust the judicial branch into a growing number of controversial policy questions. Brookings experts examine how judges are selected, how they deal with other branches of government, and how they reach their decisions.
REUTERS/Jana Asenbrennerova- Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of Program Management in Microsoft's Windows Server and System Center Group shares the stage with Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO, Redknee during keynote address at the All Things Oracle OpenWorld Summit in San Francisco, California September 24, 2013.
How Much Copyright Protection Should Source Code Get? A New Court Ruling Reshapes The Landscape
June 9, 2014, John Villasenor
John Villasenor explains how copyright and patent infringement rules dealing with application programming interface (API) packages have caused problems in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and delves into the copyright protections that should be provided for source code. Looking specifically at a case between Oracle and Google, Villasenor analyzes how source code may be a catalyst that reshapes the legal landscape of programming property rights.
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Report | The Brookings Institution, The Governance Institute, and the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, University of Denver
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