Tag Archives: Injunctions

[Eugene Volokh] First Circuit Holds Most Anti-Libel Injunctions Are Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has held that false, defamatory statements are generally constitutionally unprotected against civil damages liability, and even against prosecutions for criminal libel. (Sometimes the plaintiff or the prosecutor may have to show that the defendant knew the statements … Continue reading

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Website blocking injunctions: an Australian Update

Rita MatulionyteWebsite blocking injunctions have been available in European countries for some years now. In the UK, the first case was brought in 2010 by a group of US movie studios against BT to block access to the Newzbin website. … Continue reading

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Bray on conflicting universal injunctions

One of the problems with universal injunctions is the risk of conflicting universal injunctions–Ct I enjoins government to do X universally, while Ct II enjoins government to refrain from doing X, universally. This almost happened with DAPA–after affirmance of the … Continue reading

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Freezing Injunctions in Commercial Disputes

[Niranjan Sankar Rao is a fourth year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat] In this post, I attempt to differentiate between the approaches taken by the Bombay and Delhi High Courts on freezing injunctions. This subject … Continue reading

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Carl Shapiro wins prize for his article Injunctions, Hold-Up, and Patent Royalties

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Congrats to Carl Shapiro (Berkeley). Shaprio has won the 2011 Distinguished Article Prize of the American Law and Economics Review for his article Injunctions, Hold-Up, and Patent Royalties. The abstract from the article is below…. … Continue reading

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