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The Supreme Court - June 2016 #5

The Supreme Court of the United States issued decisions in five cases today: RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community, No. 15-138: The European Union and 26 of its members filed an action in District Court against...more

The Supreme Court - June 2016 #3

The Supreme Court of the United States issued decisions in three cases on June 13, 2016: - Puerto Rico v. Franklin Cal. Tax-Free Trust, No. 15-233: Under the Federal Bankruptcy Code, state bankruptcy laws that enable...more

Backdooring Investment Security (On the Apple Case)

There's lots of talk about information security with the Apple case. But, perhaps just as important, the case also raises important concerns relating to investment security and to the predictability of our markets and laws. ...more

The Top Ten Things Every Commercial Litigator Must Know About the Fifth Amendment

Invoking the Fifth Amendment privilege is not just for scenes from Law & Order or Better Call Saul. These days commercial cases, especially those involving individual defendants, are commonly filled with claims that have...more

New York v. Aleynikov: New York State’s Penal Code (Like Federal Criminal Law) Does Not Cover Electronic Reproduction of Source...

In 2009, Sergey Aleynikov was a computer programmer employed by Goldman Sachs to write high-frequency trading code. He accepted an offer to join a new Chicago-based company, Teza Technologies. Before he left Goldman Sachs,...more

Supreme Court Update: Omnicare, Inc. V. Laborers Industry Pension Fund (13-435), B&B Hardware V. Hargis Industries (13-352) And...

The Court began its March sitting this week (just in time for April), and issued decisions and two new cert grants. In this Update, we'll discuss Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers Industry Pension Fund (13-435), on issuer liability...more

ANOTHER WIN FOR ALEYNIKOV: Judge Tosses Evidence in Ex-Programmer’s Latest Case

Sergey Aleynikov fought the law, and the law lost—again. Judge Ronald A. Zweibel of the New York Supreme Court has thrown out a raft of evidence originally gathered by the FBI for federal prosecution and later offered...more

U.S. v. LIEW: Jury Selection Focuses On Anti-China Bias In Industrial Espionage Case

A federal judge questioned prospective jurors closely Tuesday for signs of anti-China bias in the industrial espionage trial of a U.S. citizen who prosecutors say fed secrets to a Chinese company. Prosecutors allege...more

Jackson Walker's VIA Media Postcard - April 2013

In This Issue: - Steve Fogle's Feature: Out of the Blue - A recent unexpected court order restricting the media from reporting on certain details of a high-profile criminal case serves as a reminder that the...more

Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012

Reid-Kyl Draft iPoker and iGaming Prohibition Bill Leaked -- "Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012" A copy of the Kyl-Reid draft bill on Internet poker enabling...more

Facebook needs a "probable cause" button.

Are you proud to have lots of Facebook "friends?" Well, any one of them can give strangers, including the U.S. Government, access to your account. Your privacy settings won't completely bar access by strangers. In an August...more

In Effort to Extradite UK Man in Piracy Case, DOJ Is Overreaching

A current anti-piracy case demonstrates the U.S. government’s intent to enforce its copyright laws not just beyond national borders, but beyond the extent of logic. The U.S. Department of Justice has issued an arrest warrant...more

Can You Go to Jail for Lying on Facebook?

During last week’s oral argument before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the case of U.S. v. Nosal, 642 F.3d 781 (9th Cir. 2011), reh’g en banc granted (Oct. 27, 2011), members of the Court, including most...more

More Than Anti-Piracy, This Bill Is Internet Censorship

Last month, Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont introduced U.S. Senate Bill S. 3804, also known as the “Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act.” While the bill has a bipartisan roster of co-sponsors and is...more

Legality of Peer-to-Peer Internet Poker

The Legality of peer to peer virtual online poker card rooms under US federal law. Wire Act (1084); IGBA (1955); Travel Act; UIGEA. Business of Betting and Wagering. Skill games and gaming. Well-reasoned legal...more

U.S. Economic Espionage Act Withstands Constitutional Challenge in First Conviction by Trial: United States v. Chung

In 1996, the United States Congress passed the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) to "address a glaring gap in Federal law" by, for the first time, criminalizing the theft of "intangible property, such as trade secrets or...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Reply in Support of Defendants' Motion For Reconsideration of the Denial of an Award of Attorneys' Fees and CostsCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Notice that Defendant Lacks Standing to LitigateCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Reconsideration of the Denial of an Award of Attorney's Fees and CostsCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Notice of Motion & Motion for Reconsideration of the Denial of an Award of Attorneys' Fees and Costs; Memorandum of Points and...California

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *Reminder – We’ll See You in Chicago on November 20 at the 30th Annual PMA Law Conference *Google Settles Book Search Copyright Dispute *White House Seeks to Finalize Online Betting Ban *Spam Plummets...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Order Denying Defendants' Motion for Attorneys' Fees and CostsCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Reply in Support of Motion For An Award of Attorneys' Fees and CostsCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Opposition To Motion For Award of FeesCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., et al.

Notice of Motion and Motion For An Award of Attorneys' Fees & Costs; Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support ThereofCalifornia

In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more

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