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Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990

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Copyright Remedy Clarification Act (CRCA), Pub. L. No. 101-553, 104 Stat. 2750 (Nov. 15, 1990).

Overview Edit

The Act was passed with the intent to subject States to liability for copyright infringement. The CRCA amended 17 U.S.C. §511(a) to state:

Any State, any instrumentality of a State, and any officer or employee of a State or instrumentality of a State . . . shall not be immune, under the Eleventh Amendment . . . from suit in Federal Court . . . for a violation of any of the exclusive rights of a copyright owner. . . .[1]

References Edit

  1. 17 U.S.C. §511(a).

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