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29 Mar 2023, 1:02 pm by Eugene Volokh
A very interesting post by Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen, Consumer Law & Policy Blog), which I reproduce with his permission: It was almost twenty years ago that Barbra Streisand filed a lawsuit that attempted to block access to a photograph of her oceanfront estate, bringing unwanted attention to the photo and leading to her being enshrined by Techdirt's Mike Masnick in tech/legal terminology as the progenitor of "the Streisand… [read post]
5 Feb 2016, 3:54 pm by Eugene Volokh
(For more on the lawsuit, see this 2014 Daily Beast article and this 2014 Slate audio piece, both by The Post’s David Weigel; see also this 2014 post by Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen, and this 2014 Techdirt post by Mike Masnick.) [read post]
25 May 2016, 1:25 pm by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen — who is representing the candidate — has the details; I’ve looked into the case, and I agree with his analysis: The city of Mesa, Arizona, has threatened suit against a local businessman, Jeremy Whittaker, who is running for city council in opposition to a longtime city employee who enjoys endorsements from several current elected city officials. [read post]
10 Oct 2016, 5:01 am by Eugene Volokh and Paul Alan Levy
There are about 25 court cases throughout the country that have a suspicious profile: All involve allegedly self-represented plaintiffs, yet they have similar snippets of legalese that suggest a common organization behind them. [read post]
24 Oct 2016, 9:16 am by Eugene Volokh
Two weeks ago, Paul Alan Levy and I blogged about dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aim at getting Web pages taken down or deindexed. [read post]
25 Oct 2016, 12:45 pm by Eugene Volokh
And Monday evening I learned that yet another pending case that shares the same pattern — similar procedural strategy, similar language in the documents, similar lack of any connection between the ostensible defendant and the ostensible defendant’s address in any public records — had been voluntarily dismissed, on the day that Paul Alan Levy and I put up our post on the subject. [read post]
25 Feb 2020, 12:26 pm by Eugene Volokh
Adam Levitin (who had written about the underlying case), and was filed by Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen and local counsel Jay Bender of Baker, Ravenel & Bender, L.L.P. [read post]
26 Jun 2023, 5:01 am by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen) and Oliver Edwards are defending against the claims (in Joe Johnson v. [read post]
19 Aug 2016, 10:22 am by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen) has a post about a business trying to suppress consumer criticism in an unusual way: Matthew Chan, a resident of Columbus, Georgia, posted a series of reviews (for example, on Yelp) complaining that Mitul Patel, a dentist in Suwannee, Georgia, had induced Chan to visit his office by advertising an inexpensive dental cleaning deal. [read post]
23 Oct 2011, 4:21 pm by Eugene Volokh
(Eugene Volokh) That’s what seems to be one effect of the newly enacted California Reader Privacy Act. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 6:27 am by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog) has a very helpful analysis. [read post]
4 Nov 2019, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
” [Paul Alan Levy] How courts draw the line on when menacing language triggers the “true threat” exception to First Amendment protection [Federalist Society teleforum with Eugene Volokh, John Elwood, and Michael Dreeben] “Should Congress Pass A ‘Deep Fakes’ Law? [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 9:22 pm by Walter Olson
. “It is hard to square this subpoena with long-established protections for the right to speak anonymously,” writes Paul Alan Levy [CL&P] After the subpoena, which the newspaper is resisting, touched off a controversy, two commissioners reportedly “placed partial blame on The Commercial Appeal for reporting the subpoena.” Eugene Volokh wonders why there would be anything wrong with the newspaper blowing the whistle: “I… [read post]
27 Jan 2008, 9:03 pm
See also: Victoria Pynchon, IP ADR blog, TechDirt later post, Paul Alan Levy @ CL&P. [read post]
2 Dec 2019, 3:03 am by Walter Olson
Public.Resource.Org, earlier here and here] Update: federal judge Kaplan imposes sanctions on alleged “copyright troll” Richard Liebowitz, further complications ensue [Eugene Volokh, more, ABA Journal, earlier] How Coca-Cola responds to flavor suggestions from fans on Twitter [Mike Masnick] “California Man Gets Sued After Trying To Trademark Bully A Theme Park’ [Timothy Geigner, TechDirt] “Like Righthaven before it, the Higbee firm has been… [read post]
14 Jul 2012, 5:50 am by Walter Olson
“staggering chutzpah” copyright lawyer Evan Stone [Paul Alan Levy, Eugene Volokh, earlier here and here] Court says board members of NYC apartment co-ops can be sued personally over alleged bias [Reuters] “FASB retreats from disastrous litigation disclosure requirement proposal” [Alison Frankel, Reuters via PoL, earlier] Tweet Tags: accounting, animal rights, Barack Obama, housing discrimination, pleading, real estate,… [read post]
23 Feb 2018, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
You don’t have to think porn’s OK, or that speech never does harm, to see that Ross Douthat’s censorship ideas will fall flat on their face [Rick Garnett/Prawfs, Taylor Millard/Hot Air quoting me, Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Tyler Cowen] Group libel theory meets nationalism in Europe’s censorship creep: “Poland Passes Bill Criminalizing Claims Of Its Complicity In The Holocaust” [Colin Dwyer/NPR, Eugene Volokh, Jacob Sullum] “Arizona Bar… [read post]