Feds End 19-year Battle with DynaLantic

January 31, 2014

Federal District Judge Emmett Sullivan signed and approved a settlement between CIR client DynaLantic Corp. and the defendants, the Department of Defense, the Navy, and the Small Business Administration (SBA), ending a 19-year battle.  Under the terms of the settlement, defendants agreed to not to award any prime contracts in

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Protecting Anonymous Speech

January 29, 2014

A three-judge panel of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals heard oral argument on January 29, 2014 in CIR’s appeal of its motion to quash a subpoena issued by prominent attorney Susan Burke to the Wikimedia Foundation.  At issue is the question whether anonymous internet speech is protected by

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D.C. Appeals Court Mulls Line between Lawyer and ‘Public Figure’

January 29, 2014

Legal Times January 29, 2014 Zoe Tillman

Judges in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals grappled today with the question of when a lawyer involved in high-profile litigation crosses the line to becoming a “public figure” herself.

Washington lawyer Susan Burke of Katz, Marshall & Banks sued anonymous Wikipedia editors she believed were responsible for

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