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19 Feb 2014, 8:45 am
I wrote about this incident last fall, and now the National Security Agency has folded (as has the Department of Homeland Security with regard to a similar controversy), thanks to the work of Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen, who represented the designers. [read post]
23 Jun 2017, 12:41 pm by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan Levy Ever since Eugene Volokh and I started writing last year about the phenomenon of “fake defamation litigation” — lawsuits filed to suppress online criticism while ensuring that the person whose speech is to be suppressed never has a chance to persuade the court not to issue an injunction — the greatest attention has been paid to cases in which a complaint is filed along with a consent order: the supposed defendant… [read post]
22 Jul 2017, 11:20 am by Eugene Volokh
A very interesting post from Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen’s Consumer Law & Policy Blog); here are the opening paragraphs: The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued an order signed only by the Clerk declaring that a significant free speech issue bearing on the rights of anonymous Internet users will be decided in a totally secret proceeding, involving sealed briefs, a sealed record, and without any help from would-be amici (including… [read post]
20 Nov 2015, 5:07 pm by Eugene Volokh
Laura Brill, Nick Daum, Allen Dickerson, Andrew Grossman, Sean Jordan, Matthew Kacsmaryk, Susan Klein, Paul Larkin, Paul Alan Levy, Dan Lowenstein, Jonathan Steinberg, James P. [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]
22 Nov 2016, 2:03 pm by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan LevyThere have been a few key developments in the story of Bradley Smith v. [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]
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]
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]
30 Jan 2018, 1:40 pm by Paul Levy
"  (Here is Eugene Volokh's take on the charges against Kelly and Warner). [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]
2 Nov 2018, 4:27 pm by Paul Levy
But an 2011 blog post by Eugene Volokh  takes the position, based on an excerpt from the Restatement of Torts as well as a handful of decisions, that such a duty exists. [read post]
18 Feb 2016, 11:41 am by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan LevyIn an opinion that bristles with significant issues, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by Sgt. [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]