Citation[edit | edit source]

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

Overview[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

  1. 17 U.S.C. §511(a).
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