Litigation

The Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, recently issued an opinion in People v. Nesbitt, Case No. 08-CF-49, finding that the Illinois State Constitution provides a greater right to privacy in transactional records than the...

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A class action lawsuit filed against Google on October 25th in the Northern District of California may have the Googlers feeling like it is perhaps true that no good deed goes unpunished.  The suit, Gaos...

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Last week, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed course in a case alleging that the NCAA’s former distribution method of certain sporting event tickets was an illegal lottery.  George, et al. v. NCAA, No....

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In Caldwell v. Cheapcaribbean.com, No. 2:09-cv-13828, 2010 WL 3603778 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 8, 2010), the District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan denied Defendant Cheapcaribbean.com, Inc.’s (“CheapCaribbean”) motions to dismiss, finding that the internet travel site...

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The Eastern District of Virginia, in Cvent, Inc. v. Eventbrite, Inc., No. 10-cv-00481 (E.D. Va. Sept. 14, 2010), dismissed a Plaintiff’s claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) and for breach of contract,...

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 In a recent National Law Journal article by Mike Scarcella, “Email Fight Ensues in Lawsuit Over Slain Lawyer’s Death: Widow’s lawyers want Arent Fox to turn over messages drafted by former law firm partner,”  Marc Zwillinger is quoted regarding...

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Last Friday, September 3, 2010, Plaintiffs and Class Counsel moved for preliminary approval of the settlement agreement in the In Re Google Buzz User Privacy Litigation.  The class action suit, filed in the Northern District...

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Congress Acts to Reduce Libel Tourism

August 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

President Obama signed HR 2765 into law today, providing defendants with a new arsenal of defenses against the enforcement of foreign libel judgments obtained in jurisdictions with much less stringent libel laws than those in...

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It is likely that sometime in the next few weeks craigslist will be filing a writ petition in the First Appellate District Court of Appeal for the State of California in Scott P. v. craigslist,...

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          During a recent hearing, Judge Rosemary Collyer, of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, expressed concerns about a law firm’s litigation strategy of grouping thousands of individuals together in mass...

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