Media & Communications Law

First Amendment

Federal judge: Psychologist did not need state license to give advice to parents in newspaper column

Animal Law

PETA lawyer discusses monkey’s copyright suit over selfie

First Amendment

Federal judge bars California city’s warning about cellphones and children

Internet Law

Class action suit seeks damages from Twitter over claimed direct-message privacy violations

Copyright Law

Copyright holders must consider fair use before sending takedown notices, 9th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Teen faces manslaughter charges in boyfriend’s suicide over texts she sent him

Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says

Trials & Litigation

Judge refuses to release names of jurors in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Government Law

Federal judge nixes city’s copyright suit over government meeting footage in critic’s YouTube videos

Civil Rights

Acquitted man sues ‘Cold Justice’ producers and sheriff over claimed malicious murder prosecution

Criminal Justice

Reporters covering Ferguson unrest last year are charged with failing to quickly leave McDonald’s

First Amendment

Judge overturns Idaho ‘ag gag’ law barring undercover videos at agricultural facilities

Trials & Litigation

City files copyright suit over government meeting footage in YouTube videos

Annual Meeting

Community involvement is key in preventing the next Ferguson

National Pulse

Wary copyright owners are cracking down on fan-created artworks


Criticized by individual on Twitter, actor James Woods files unusual $10 million defamation suit

Trials & Litigation

3 UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over discredited fraternity-rape story

Internet Law

Federal bill backed by Yelp would increase protections for online commenters

Trials & Litigation

Charleston shooting trial set for 2016; judge extends gag order despite media objections

Criminal Justice

Court closed after shot accidentally fired by security officer; reporter arrested in meeting melee