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Dan Snyder Drops Lawsuit Against Washington City Papernew

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder had threatened, "the cost of litigation would presumably quickly outstrip the asset value of the Washington City Paper."
Washington City Paper  |  09-10-2011  9:16 pm  |  Legal News

Judge Dismisses Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Village Voice Medianew

A federal judge in St. Louis dismissed the suit brought by a teenage sex trafficking victim, affirming that websites cannot be held liable for content posted by users.
Missouri Lawyers Media Blog  |  08-17-2011  4:48 pm  |  Legal News

Maui Police Discover Google, Drop Subpoena Against Maui Timenew

With little fanfare, the County of Maui has withdrawn the subpoena for all IP addresses in a 24-hour period of online commenters for an April Maui Time story.
mauifeed.com  |  06-27-2011  12:32 pm  |  Legal News

Village Voice Media Pledges $1,000 To Maui Time Legal Effort

In response to the attempt by the Maui police and district attorney to subpoena identifying information about online commenters to Maui Time, Village Voice Media Holdings has pledged $1,000 to Maui Time to help in its legal efforts. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-02-2011  5:32 pm  |  Legal News

Maui Time Ordered To Give Up User Information

The Maui Police Department has issued a subpoena to obtain the IP addresses of Maui Time web commenters, citing the terroristic threatening of one of its officers. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-24-2011  9:43 pm  |  Legal News

Dan Snyder Defends, Re-Files Lawsuit Against Washington City Papernew

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder re-filed his lawsuit against Washington City Paper in a D.C. court today, nearly three months after it was filed in New York.
Washington City Paper  |  04-26-2011  2:57 pm  |  Legal News

Isthmus, Wisconsin AP Sue Gov. Scott Walkernew

Isthmus and the Wisconsin Associated Press are suing Gov. Scott Walker for failing to respond to requests for emails.
Isthmus  |  03-04-2011  5:05 pm  |  Legal News

Washington City Paper Raises Over $28K For Legal Defense Fund Against Dan Snydernew

In an open letter to readers, Washington City Paper publisher Amy Austin says that "more than 600 supporters have given checks, most of them for just $20, to ring up more than $28,000 to a legal defense fund" set up fight a lawsuit brought by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder.
Washington City Paper  |  02-24-2011  9:00 am  |  Legal News

First Amendment, Washington City Paper Lawsuit To Be Addressed At D.C. Online News Meetup Tonight

The D.C. Area Online News Meetup Group will be addressing the legal dispute between Washington City Paper and Redskins owner Dan Snyder. First Amendment attorney Kevin Goldberg will be on hand to lead the discussion, as will City Paper senior staff. (FULL STORY)
D.C. Online News Meetup Group  |  02-22-2011  2:07 pm  |  Legal News

Redskins Owner Threatens Legal Action Against Washington City Papernew

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is calling for the dismissal of Washington City Paper staff writer Dave McKenna and is threatening legal action against the paper for publishing "untruths" against him.
Washington Post  |  02-02-2011  3:09 pm  |  Legal News

Bay Guardian, SF Weekly Reach Settlement

With minimal fanfare, the San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly both announced today that the two parties have "settled their differences on mutually acceptable terms." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-03-2011  4:28 pm  |  Legal News  |  Comments (2)

Former News & Review Employee Accused Of Embezzlementnew

Former Sacramento News & Review sales director Jeff Lang allegedly stole "hundreds of thousands of dollars."
North Coast Journal  |  12-10-2010  12:21 pm  |  Legal News  |  Comments (1)

Defunct SoCal AltWeekly Owes Nearly $70,000 To Former Staffersnew

The District Weekly, which was launched by OC Weekly founding editor Will Swaim, owes unpaid wages and vacation pay to six former employees.
OC Weekly  |  12-01-2010  5:36 pm  |  Legal News

Village Voice Media Vows To Remain in San Francisco

“Neither judges with gavels nor editors with delusions fueled by martinis can tell people which website or newspaper to read,” said VVMH executive editor Michael Lacey. (FULL STORY)
Village Voice Media  |  11-24-2010  1:50 pm  |  Legal News

Calif. Supreme Court Denies SF Weekly Appeal Request

In a six to one decision, the California Supreme Court has denied SF Weekly's petition to review the $22 million judgment against it. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-23-2010  3:28 pm  |  Legal News