Volume 123 · February 2010 · Number 4
Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code
The Possibilities and Limitations of Privatization
Prosecutorial Power and the Legitimacy of the Military Justice System
Badging: Section 230 Immunity in a Web 2.0 World
Making Ballot Initiatives Work: Some Assembly Required
En Banc Ninth Circuit Holds that the Government Should Waive Reliance on Plain View Doctrine in Digital Contexts. — United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc., 579 F.3d 989 (9th Cir. 2009) (en banc).
Maryland Court of Appeals Sets Out Process Required Before Court May Compel Identification of Anonymous Internet Defendants. — Independent Newspapers, Inc. v. Brodie, 966 A.2d 432 (Md. 2009).
Fifth Circuit Equally Divides on Decision To Uphold Judgment Against District Attorney's Office for Withholding Exculpatory Evidence. — Thompson v. Connick, 578 F.3d 293 (5th Cir. 2009) (en banc).
Third Circuit Issues Split Decision in Case Involving Gay Man's Harassment Claims. — Prowel v. Wise Business Forms, Inc., No. 07-3997, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 19350 (3d Cir. Aug. 28, 2009).
Fourth Circuit Upholds Award of Punitive but Not Statutory Damages. — Van Alstyne v. Electronic Scriptorium, Ltd. , 560 F.3d 199 (4th Cir. 2009).
Ninth Circuit Holds Montana Election Contribution Disclosure Requirements Unconstitutional as Applied to De Minimis Contributions. — Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church of East Helena, Inc. v. Unsworth, 556 F.3d 1021 (9th Cir. 2009).
RECENT SIGNING STATEMENT
President Obama Issues First Constitutional Signing Statement, Declares Appropriations Bill Provisions Unenforceable. — Statement on Signing the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, Daily Comp. Pres. Doc. No. DCPD200900145 (Mar. 11, 2009).