ESPN cannot escape NFL player’s privacy suit

Sep 2, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

An ESPN reporter’s tweet of an NFL player’s medical chart may not be entitled to First Amendment protection if the records were unlawfully obtained or the disclosure exceeded the limits of common decency, a Florida federal court has said.

Potential liability ramifications of self-driving cars

Aug 31, 2016 By: Wayne Cohen

Until recently, the self-driving car was a dream reserved for science fiction. But as technology progresses and this dream becomes a reality,

Army Corps used bad data to approve Florida dredging project, suit says

Aug 31, 2016 By: Gregg Gethard

Environmental groups allege the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a dredging project for Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Bar on candidate names for super PACs violates speech rights, D.C. Circuit says

Aug 19, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes

The Federal Election Committee’s rule prohibiting unauthorized political action committees from using candidates’ names is a content-based ban on speech that likely violates the First Amendment, a federal appeals panel has ruled.

Crocs’ officials aided firm’s monopolization of foam clog market, suit says

Aug 15, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

A competing footwear maker alleges in a suit filed in Colorado federal court that certain directors and officers of Crocs Inc. have aided the company in its effort to monopolize the market for molded clog-type footwear.

Bitcoin is not money, Miami judge rules

Aug 9, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

A Florida judge has tossed charges of money laundering and unlawfully operating a money-service business against a “day trader” of the virtual currency bitcoin.

Sanctions warranted for spoliation of evidence in antitrust suit

Jul 29, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

An audio electronics company that took a number of steps to destroy relevant evidence after a competitor filed an antitrust suit against it must pay $3 million in punitive sanctions, a Delaware federal judge has ruled.

2nd Circuit: Class action can be decertified after jury verdict

Jul 25, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court’s decision to decertify as a class action a suit challenging mortgage late fees after the jury rendered a verdict in favor of the plaintiff.

Olympic committee’s domain dispute trimmed

Jul 19, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes

The International Olympic Committee has lost most of its claims against the owner of and a slew of other domain names the committee says were registered to commercially exploit the Olympics.

9th Circuit revives claims against law firm over alleged Facebook scam

Jul 14, 2016 By: Nicole Banas

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has revived securities fraud claims against a law firm and an attorney who purportedly vouched for an alleged con man claiming to sell Facebook stock ahead of the company’s 2011 initial public offering.

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