Recent controversies have seen extensive public debate pitting the rights of reporters and sources to anonymity against the interests of law enforcement and national security, Bright Ideas, the publication of the Intellectual Property Section of the New York State Bar Association, featured Ronald Coleman’s article on the topic of reporter shield laws in its Fall.
Numerous courts have enunciated standards to meet these due process concerns and govern the identification of anonymous Internet speakers. In the leading case on the subject, Dendrite v. Doe, 342 N.J. Super. 134 (App. Div. 2001), a company sued four individuals who had criticized it on a Yahoo! bulletin board and sought discovery of third.
Five Delaware Chancery Court judges were sued by a not-for-profit organization that advocates for government transparency. Delaware Coal. for Open Gov’t v. Strine, No. 1:11-1015, 2012 WL 3744718 (D. Del. Aug. 30, 2012). The organization alleged that section 349 of the Delaware Code and Court of Chancery rules 96, 97, and 98, which created a.
Two recent cases from the Second Circuit and the Delaware Chancery Court address an arbitrator’s “evident partiality” from different angles. ST Microelectronics NV v. Credit Suisse Securities In ST Microelectronics NV v. Credit Suisse Securities, 648 F.3d 68 (2d Cir. 2011), the Second Circuit upheld the district court’s confirmation of a $400 million arbitration award,.