The blog-hosting service WordPress.com has filed lawsuits against individuals who allegedly made false copyright infringement claims in order to censor blog posts. The litigation campaign is being spearheaded by Joseph Gratz of Durie Tangri and Paul Siemenski, the general counsel of WordPress's parent company Automattic Inc.
The worst fears of campaign finance reformers played out in real time on Tuesday in the U.S. Supreme Court as a majority of justices appeared inclined to further erode the regulation of money in elections.
New York still hasn't beaten claims that the state's ban on mixed martial arts bouts is unconstitutional. But Ultimate Fighting Championship and its lawyers at Morrison & Foerster barely avoided a knockout in their lawsuit challenging the ban this week.
A Fourth Circuit panel concluded that "liking" a Facebook page is protected speech that's equivalent to sticking a political campaign sign in your front yard.
Gibson Dunn's Michael Edney urged the court to revive the industry's constitutional challenge to a ban on redemption of coupons for tobacco products in Providence, R.I.
Facebook owner-wannabe Paul Ceglia filed a fraudulent case against Facebook and a "frivolous" suit against Attorney General Eric Holder, the DOJ argued Friday.