Legal Question in Intellectual Property in Utah

I am a teacher teaching writing in a juvenile correctional facility. Over the years, I've collected student essays. What are the laws relative to using student work in a book? I would of course change "incriminating" details.

Asked on 2/04/13, 5:10 pm

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John Mitchell Interaction Law
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The students who wrote the essays are the authors, and enjoy the copyright in their works. Assuming they did not assign the copyright to anyone else, you would need their permission both to reproduce the works into your book (if that's what you meant by "using") and to change the works (even if it is to protect them).

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Answered on 2/04/13, 5:26 pm

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