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Constitutional Law Criminal Law Litigation

A Call for Some Restraint in Making E-Mail Related Arrests

For the past five to ten years or so, emails have increasingly become the source of a myriad of criminal complaints. Today, I was able to obtain a dismissal of a charge brought against my client after it was established that the complainant had actually sent the offending emails to herself. I decided to write […]

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General Intellectual Property Litigation

Bloggers Lawsuit Against HuffPo Dismissed

Last Friday, Judge John Koetl of the Southern District of NY threw out a purported $105 million lawsuit brought against the Huffington Post by a class of unpaid bloggers. The lead plaintiff was political gadfly Jonathan Tasini who has mounted several unsuccessful campaigns for federal office, against Hillary Clinton, Charles Rangel and Kirsten Gillibrand. Having […]