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Ruling ends confusion for securities attorneys

Local securities lawyers say a Second Circuit ruling defines for the first time the meaning of “domestic transaction” under a test laid out by the U.S. Supreme Court in its landmark 2010 decision, Morrison, et al. v. National Australia Bank ...

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Second Circuit reinstates case against YouTube

NEW YORK  — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated a copyright case against YouTube on Thursday, finding that a jury could conclude that the online video service knew it was infringing rights when it allowed the ...

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Wall Street Journal reporter shielded by privilege

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided last week that a former Wall Street Journal reporter couldn’t be compelled to testify in a business lawsuit, recognizing that even permitting questioning on a non-privileged matter would open the ...

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Attorney ghostwriting could gain acceptance

Attorneys who practice before the Second Circuit now have the option to draft pleadings and motions for pro se clients without disclosing their involvement — a process known as “ghostwriting” — after the court’s recent ruling that such actions do ...

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Second Circuit reverses course following High Court decision

A 2010 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is behind a ruling change by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a case involving a defendant’s rights against self-incrimination. At issue is whether Gordon J. Plugh, 39, formerly of Rochester ...

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