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.

‘Chutzpah of the Year’ award?

Aug 15, 2016 By: David Light

A debtor who sought to reaffirm a debt — secured by a Jaguar he bought just before filing for bankruptcy — might be a candidate for the “Chutzpah of the Year” award.

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.

The number of ‘occurrences’ dilemma

Aug 9, 2016 By: John T. Harding

Issues concerning excess insurance are now at the forefront of 21st-century coverage litigation

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.

Judge tosses hacking suit over #NeverTrump tweet

Jul 29, 2016 By: Melissa Sachs

The Colorado Republican Committee cannot bring a civil suit under a federal computer hacking law against an anonymous defendant who allegedly accessed the group’s Twitter account and posted an unauthorized tweet, a federal judge in Colorado has ruled.