Archive for 2015

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  April 6, 2015 By Brian R. Fitzgerald Defriending apparently isn’t the harshest blow that can be dealt on Facebook. A New York judge ruled that divorce papers can be served through a Facebook message. The ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper allows a lawyer for 26-year-old nurse Ellanora Baidoo to serve the […]

Sidley’s Blown Deadline In $40M Case Provides Stark Lesson March 19, 2015 By Ryan Davis Law360, New York (March 19, 2015, 8:33 PM ET) — The Federal Circuit’s decision Thursday that AT&T Inc. cannot appeal a $40 million patent infringement verdict against it because its attorneys from Sidley Austin LLP missed the appeal deadline is a reminder that […]

March 19, 2015 AT&T Has to Pay $40 Million Because It Didn’t Read Document By Susan Decker (Bloomberg) — Call it AT&T Inc.’s $40 million “whoops.” The telephone company will have to shell out that much in a patent-infringement case because its lawyers didn’t read a court document, an appeals court ruled Thursday. AT&T missed […]

March 4, 2015 Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidance  By Nedra Pickler WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state was not illegal, it violated Obama administration guidance and undermined his pledge of historic transparency. Clinton’s reliance on hdr22@clintonemail.com for […]

March 3, 2015 Hillary Clinton defends use of personal emails By Barney Jopson Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, has been engulfed in fresh controversy over her tenure as US secretary of state after revelations that she relied solely on a personal email account to do government business. The news came amid […]