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Legal news from Sunday, September 12, 2010
by Erin Bock

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 confirming a preliminary report published …

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by Dwyer Arce

A panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled 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 the distributor maintains ownership of the software. The court held …

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