Legal news from Sunday, September 12, 2010
15:09 EDT

[JURIST] An Icelandic parliamentary commission on Saturday recommended that the country's former prime minister and three other former governmental ministers be tried for negligence for their roles in the country's 2008 financial crisis. The nine-member Special Investigation Committee (SIC) published a 274-page report [text, in Icelandic; press release, in Icelandic] [read more]

14:09 EDT

[JURIST] A panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Friday that a second-hand software merchant may not invoke the first sale doctrine [17 USC § 109 text] as a defense in copyright litigation when the software licensing agreement (SLA) specifies that [read more]

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