Tag Archives: Prosecution

Establishing a Malicious Prosecution Claim

Sometimes plaintiffs sue for all the wrong reasons.  If a party sues an individual without a proper basis to bring suit, the party being sued may have a claim for malicious prosecution against the party who wrongfully filed suit.  Florida … Continue reading

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Federal Prosecution Levels Remain at Historic Highs

According to TRAC's latest, the latest available data from the Justice Department show that during October 2018 the government reported 18,135 new prosecutions, an increase of 6.7 percent over the previous month, and 57.3 percent over this period last year[1]…. … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Unconstitutional "Hate Speech" Prosecution in New York

"[SUNY] Purchase College student Gunnar Hassard was arraigned in Harrison Town Court for Aggravated Harassment in the First Degree, a class E felony, for hanging posters with Nazi symbolism in areas of the campus."The Westchester County D.A.'s office announced: [SUNY] … Continue reading

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Appeal Denied In Prosecution Of Former Bar Prosecutor

The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board declined to disturb a county panel disposition On November 17,2014, the Grievance Administrator filed a request for investigation against respondent with the Michigan Supreme Court, pursuant to the provisions of MCR 9.131 (A), because respondent… … Continue reading

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Beware Prosecution History in PTAB Trials

Even Preliminary Proceeding Arguments Notice the Public It is well-established that statements made by a Patent Owner during an inter partes review (IPR) can constitute prosecution disclaimer— even in papers filed by a Patent Owner before the trial. Aylus Networks, … Continue reading

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