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Juror Misconduct - Challenges For The Digital Age
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The Hon. Ralph Artigliere (ret.), a recognized expert in civil litigation, has recently published an article in the Drake University Law School Law Review entitled Disconnecting Jurors From the Internet During Trial , 59 Drake L. Rev. 621. The article... Read More

Greenberg Traurig Expands Los Angeles Office With IP Attorney Joseph Geisman
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that Joseph Geisman has joined its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice as of counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Before joining Greenberg Traurig... Read More

Miller Barondess Adds Leading Internet Attorney Erik Syverson
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Miller Barondess has added a new partner, Erik Syverson, expanding the Century City litigation boutique by adding an Internet and technology law practice. Syverson is a trial lawyer specializing in Internet and e-commerce related issues... Read More

E-Discovery: We Still Haven’t Found What We’re Looking For
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by Steven C. Bennett

By Steven C. Bennett [1] | E-discovery, like the computer and telecommunications economy from which it derives, has come a long way. Today, more than ever, in large case and small, “e-discovery IS discovery.” Yet, despite more than 20 years... Read More

Chinese Drug Company, CEO Plead Guilty To Selling Illegal Drug, Pay $7.5M
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by Tom Moylan

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (Mealey's) A Chinese pharmaceutical company and its chief executive officer on Oct. 6 pleaded guilty in absentia to federal criminal charges of illegally distributing unapproved human growth hormone and will pay $7.5 million in... Read More

'Girls Gone Wild' Defamation Lawsuit Involving Spitzer Call Girl Nets $3 Million
Posted on 12 Apr 2011 by Lee Berlik

Kids these days. The use of fake IDs by teens is nothing new, but when that ID contains the name of a real person, and the imposter goes on to do naughty things while posing as someone else, the law of defamation can come into play. And if you're... Read More

High Court Considers Whether Conviction For Threats Requires An Intent Showing
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by Mark Rogers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1 heard oral arguments over whether a conviction for making threatening communications under 16 U.S. Code Section 875(c) requires a showing of intent to harm by the speaker ( Anthony... Read More

Marketing Medical and Consumer Products in Social Media
Posted on 4 Jan 2011 by arnold

The Internet is now one of the most popular ways Americans obtain information on medical and consumer products. The emergence and growth of social media have changed traditional notions of what is regulated, who is responsible for product-related messaging... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Does Wireless Internet In Courthouse Exacerbate Lawyer Abuse?
Posted on 23 Jun 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin Yesterday, we published an article titled 'Lawyers' Use Of Internet To Influence Jurors' raising the concern that the fairness of jury trials may be jeopardized if jurors can surf the Internet and read misleading or... Read More

The Dangers of Downloading: Nimmer on Peer-to-Peer Sharing
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by Mike Mintz

I first met David Nimmer in the summer of 2004. He was visiting our Newark office to give a talk about copyright in the digital age and a new update to his famous treatise Nimmer on Copyright . As a presenter, David was as brilliant as he is a lawyer... Read More

FCC Loses Key Ruling On Internet `Neutrality'
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) A federal court threw the future of Internet regulations and U.S. broadband expansion plans into doubt Tuesday with a far-reaching decision that went against the Federal Communications Commission. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the... Read More

Nevada GOP Candidate Faces Copyright Lawsuit
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A company has sued Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, claiming she reprinted two Las Vegas Review-Journal articles on her campaign website without permission. Las Vegas-based Righthaven is seeking unspecified damages in its... Read More

New York City Sues Over Internet Sales Of Tax-Free Cigarettes
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) New Yorkers hoping to avoid the nation's highest cigarette taxes have long turned to the Internet as a source for cheap smokes, but few bought as often, or as much, as Roza Budansky, according to city officials. Over a three-year period... Read More

New Jersey Suburb Sued Over Denial Of Mosque Proposal
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEWARK, N.J. - (AP) An Islamic group has sued a suburban town it says engaged in religious discrimination by abruptly changing zoning regulations to prevent the opening of a mosque. Members of the Al Falah Center and local residents filed suit Tuesday... Read More