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Brothers Charged for Stealing $25 Million in Cryptocurrency

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday arrested two brothers, who had both studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on charges that they stole $25 million worth of cryptocurrency on Ethereum’s blockchain. 

Anton Peraire-Bueno, 24, and James Peraire-Bueno, 28, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy to commit

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Supreme Court Rejects Time Limit on Copyright Infringement Damages

A copyright owner bringing a timely claim for infringement under the general statute of limitations can recover damages regardless of when the infringing acts occurred. Read More.

TikTok Sues U.S. Government Alleging Violation of the First Amendment

TikTok Inc. and ByteDance Ltd. filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, seeking a review of the constitutionality of the Protecting Americans From Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act. Read More.

Other Legal News

En casa del magistrado Samuel Alito se desplegó un símbolo de la campaña ‘Stop the Steal’
The New York Times, May 18, 2024

Una bandera invertida, adoptada por los partidarios de Trump que impugnaban la victoria de Biden, ondeó en el jardín del juez mientras la Corte Suprema analizaba un caso electoral.

Does an Upside-Down American Flag at Alito’s House Violate Judicial Ethics?
The New York Times, May 17, 2024

Judicial experts say an upside-down flag at the justice’s home raises thorny questions about potential ethics violations and what circumstances require recusal from cases.

Justices dubious about dismissing suits while waiting for arbitration
SCOTUSblog, May 16, 2024

Smith v. Spizziri is this week’s item on the court’s bountiful menu of cases under the Federal Arbitration Act. The question here is what options are available to a trial court that decides to send a case to arbitration. Must it stay the matter or,... The post Justices dubious about dismissing suits while waiting for arbitration appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

His Dreadlocks Shaved by Prison Guards, Rastafarian Man Turns to Supreme Court
The New York Times, May 13, 2024

A federal appeals court condemned the “stark and egregious” violation of Damon Landor’s religious freedom. But it said he could not sue the prison officials.

David S. Mao Named Librarian of the Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States, May 7, 2024

Recent Headlines Confirm the Inadequacy of the Supreme Court’s Reasoning in Trump v. Anderson
Justia's Verdict, April 12, 2024

UC Davis Law professor Vikram David Amar discusses how the decentralized nature of the U.S. presidential election system allows individual states to have varying rules that can significantly impact the overall outcome, as illustrated by recent examples from Ohio, Nebraska, and the Supreme Court case Texas v. Pennsylvania. Professor Amar argues that the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. Anderson, which emphasized the need for uniformity in presidential candidate ballot access across states, was not adequately defended by the Justices, as it failed to address why the Constitution permits such consequential disuniformity in election administration among states.