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Defendants' Improper Jury Arguments and Discovery Misconduct Justify Award of Attorney Fees

Following a jury verdict of $21 million, the court granted plaintiffs' motion for attorney fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285 because defendant's litigation conduct was exceptional. "⁠[T]here cannot be serious doubt that [defendant's] litigation strategies unnecessarily complicated the proceedings and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments (Finally) in "Travel Ban" Case

On April 26, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii, the "travel ban" case. The questions presented are as follows: (1) Whether the respondents’ challenge to the president’s suspension of entry of aliens abroad is justiciable;… … Continue reading

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The CLOUD Act: Arguments For and Against  

The DOJ and Microsoft have both filed motions to dismiss as moot the seminal data privacy case before the Supreme Court this term, United States v. Microsoft Corp. At issue in the case is whether the warrant provisions of the … Continue reading

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Oral Arguments in District of Columbia v. Heller Now Available

A transcript of today’s argument in District of Columbia v. Heller (07-290) is now available from the Supreme Court. C-Span is also rebroadcasting the oral arguments of this potentially far-reaching gun-control case. [RJ] Read more detail on Legal News Directory … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments on First Amendment Challenge to Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra in which the Ninth Circuit upheld the California Reproductive… … Continue reading

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