Rattling the Cage: Twitter v. U.S. Government

“Bird in a Cage,” Ivan Perez,

In an effort to break free from the Justice Department’s restrictions on how transparent Twitter can be about national security requests for user data, the company has sued the U.S. government.

Per an online statement by Ben Lee, Twitter vice president:

“We’ve tried to achieve [...]

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It Was the Best of Times: Successful Enforcement Year for SEC

The application of new investigative approaches and innovative use of data and analytical tools have contributed to a banner enforcement year for the Securities and Exchange Commission it recently announced.

In fiscal year 2014, the SEC filed a record 755 enforcement actions and obtained orders amounting to $4.16 billion in disgorgement and penalties, compared to [...]

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Laying It on Thick? Seidman v. Chobani LLC

Yogurt is big business. In order to separate itself from its competitors, Chobani’s advertising agency, Droga5, launched the yogurt maker’s “How Matters” campaign in a 2014 Super Bowl commercial. Dov Seidman, Harvard law grad, author of “How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything,” and head of his own business ethics consulting company, LRN, has [...]

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Judge Facciola Schools Students on the Disruptive Changes Affecting e-Discovery

U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola, who has served on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 1997, spoke to a class of law students at the University of Florida Levin College of Law about Technology and eDiscovery Competence.

The Judge reflected on what he has seen over the last 17 years.

According [...]

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The Real Deal: Authenticating YouTube Evidence

Amid Randazza v. Cox’s “tortured history” and “procedural maneuvering by both sides,” we navigate toward the matter of authenticating a YouTube transcript and video when submitted in support of a summary judgment motion.

In 2012, plaintiffs Marc Randazza, a First Amendment attorney, his wife and young daughter filed suit against defendant Crystal Cox, a self-proclaimed [...]

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It’s Complicated: The Relationship Between Product Liability Litigation and CPSC Regulatory Compliance

According to a recent article for the Claims Journal by Kenneth Ross, Of Counsel to Bowman and Brook LLP, product liability litigation and regulatory activities can have an effect on one another. Product liability claims and lawsuits can result in government reports and recalls, and recalls can be the impetus for product liability and other [...]

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