Litigation

Parler Files Antitrust Suit Against Amazon

Social media site Parler, a right-wing alternative to Twitter and Facebook, has filed suit against Amazon. The suit alleges that Amazon Web Services’ decision to…

The Decision That Has Shaped Privilege Law For 40 Years

This is the fortieth anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that “forever redefined the corporate attorney–client privilege,” writes Todd Presnell in his Presnell on Privileges…

$10M Fine For Ticketmaster To Settle Charges It Hacked Competitor

Under the terms of a three-year deferred prosecution agreement, Ticketmaster will pay $10 million to avoid prosecution for conspiracy to engage in computer intrusion, wire…

The Long Strange Trip Of Cleta Mitchell

The unlikely career path of former Foley & Larder partner Cleta Mitchell is the subject of a recent article in the online daily Urban Milwaukee.…

Important Ruling In Epic v Apple Case

A judge has ruled that Apple must make Senior VP of software engineering Craig Federighi available as a document custodian alongside CEO Tim Cook in…

Law Firm Must Give Feds Names Of Tax Clients

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has declined a request for an en banc hearing in a case where an earlier panel ruling requires a…

The Flashpoint Called Section 230

There are both Republicans and Democrats who say they want to eviscerate it, but they have their eye on different provisions. Section 230 of the…

The Rise Of “Event-Driven” Securities Class Actions

Events like environmental disasters, #MeToo reckonings, cybersecurity breaches and even COVID outbreaks, which might predictably draw plaintiff injury lawsuits, are increasingly becoming the basis of…

Scalia’s Trinity

In his review of a recent anthology of writings by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Harvard Law professor and Bloomberg columnist Noah Feldman identifies three…

Fox Backtracks Re “Election Fraud” After GC Gets A Demand Letter

False claims about the election from Lou Dobbs, “Judge Jeanine” and other Fox News Network personalities and their guests drew a demand letter from Benesch…

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