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Failure To Demonstrate Basis For Subject Matter Jurisdiction Can Lead To Monetary Sanctions
Posted on 14 Feb 2013 by Lee Berlik

If you're going to file a lawsuit against someone, you'd better explain the basis for it. A complaint doesn't need to include much detail, but it must at least allege facts showing that you've been wronged and that you are entitled to... Read More

Virginia Federal Judge Finds Computer Fraud And Abuse Act Claim Supportable Without Cash Loss
Posted on 18 May 2011 by Lee Berlik

What kind of expense amounts to a "loss" under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and did a Virginia litigation-support company incur the required minimum of $5,000 in losses when it investigated an alleged breach of its computer systems... Read More

High Court: United States Lacks Subject Matter Jurisdiction In Securities Class Action
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Ruling that Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 does not provide a cause of action "to foreign plaintiffs suing foreign and American defendants for misconduct in connection with securities traded... Read More