An arbitrator’s award allowing an individual to file class-action litigation, despite a mandatory arbitration provision forbidding it, is confirmed in Emilio v. Sprint Spectrum L.P., d/b/a Sprint PCS, Case No. 11-Civ-3041 (JPO) (S.D. N.Y. February 11, 2014). In early 2005, one of Sprint’s wireless telephone customers filed a Demand for Class Arbitration, claiming, on behalf of.
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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.