This month’s Hot Documents span the practice and the country. If you have commentary about any of these newsworthy cases, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the mix:
Appellant’s opening brief in suit against Fox News, which allegedly published a "wanted poster" created by a notorious minuteman, John Monti, containing the faces of all seven day laborers and claiming they were the subjects of a criminal "manhunt at the border." Contributor: Mitchell & Gilleon
Suit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Louisiana’s new rules governing lawyer advertising, alleged to infringe on the free speech rights of attorneys to engage in online activities such as blogging and online Q&A’s. Contributor: Wolfe Law Group
Court Order for the DOJ to disclose legal memos authored by government lawyers relating to government wiretapping .Contributor: Electronic Privacy Information Center
Federal court order that CyberSpy Software stop selling malicious computer software. Contributor: Electronic Privacy Information Center
- Commentary: Jolt Digest (companion to the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology)
Answer and counterclaim in suit by Union Square Partnership seeking to shut down parody website pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, asserting that the parody site infringes USP’s copyright. Contributor: EFF
Suit against the FEMA for denying assistance to the poor following Hurricane Dolly. Contributor: Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Decision holding that business processes can be patented only if they are implemented by a machine or transformed something into a new or different thing. Contributor: EFF
- Commentary: The Patentability of Processes; PatentlyO; Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Groklaw; Coderights (Will Bilksi Keep the Federal Circuit in the Driver’s Seat?) and Coderights (Bilski’s First Victim? In re Halligan)
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