Categorized Litigation

Correcting an Amicus Brief

Constitutional + First Amendment + Government + Litigation + Public

Correcting the summary of a research article I authored that was cited to the United States Supreme Court in a brief submitted by amici curiae.

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Civil Rights Attorney Fees

First Amendment + Litigation + Practice

A preliminary injunction with settlement in §1983 civil rights suits can lead to an award of §1988 attorneys’ fees.

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Digital Asset Management

Copyright + First Amendment + Litigation + Media + Tech

As our lives become increasingly documented by digital means, the question of legacy and inheritance has too become digital.

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Public Unions & Democracy

Economics + Education + Government + Litigation + Practice + Public

A case study on public unions, public finance and education policy set in Rhode Island during the 2008 fiscal crisis.

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Electronic Discovery Process

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

An approach to massive digital document production and review processes, and whether they comport with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26.

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Electronic Discovery Fees

Litigation + Practice + Tech

On shifting the cost of electronic discovery under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(d)(1).

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First Sale Imports

Arts + Copyright + International + Litigation + Media

Resolving three sections of the Copyright Act – 17 U.S.C. §§106(3) (exclusive rights), 109(a) (first sale exception), and 602(a)(1) (importation restriction).

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Social Media Spoliation

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

A look at a case treating a jury instruction on an adverse evidentiary inference for failing to preserve a Facebook account.

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