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Supreme Court Justice Cites Classical Music Study in Wal-Mart Case

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After U.S. orchestras were forced to hold auditions behind opaque screens, more women landed jobs with them.
4:30PM
June
27, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg cites a landmark classical music employment case in her ruling on Wal-Mart employment bias case.

Will U.S. Supreme Court Review of Copyright Laws Doom Musicians?

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Will the U.S. Supreme Court come down heavy on musicians?
11:26AM
June
10, 2011

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether orchestras and other muscial ensembles will have to overcome even greater financial hurdles in order to perform muscial works under copyright.