“Magic Mike” Brings Out the Best in Elena Garella and Davis Wright Tremaine

When Seattle Center implemented rules prohibiting park performers from engaging in free speech activities without first obtaining a permit, and limiting the locations in which they could perform,  sole practitioner and JD Supra contributor Elena Garella stepped in. The District Court agreed with Elena and local performer, Magic Mike, that these rules violated the First… Read more »

Amicus Curiae Win the Day in the WikiLeaks case – Claimed publication of confidential and forged bank records not sufficient to shut down website

Can publication of confidential and allegedly forged bank records justify shutting down an entire website? Apparently not – thanks to EFF and other public interest groups. Yesterday, Judge Jeffrey S. White dissolved an injunction that locked the wikileaks.org domain name and disabled the WikiLeaks website. Among the most interesting aspects of this decision: EFF and… Read more »