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Submission + - Judge Refuses to Punish Lawyer for Anti-RIAA Blogg (wired.com) 1

xander_zone_xxx writes: An attorney defending against a music-piracy lawsuit didn’t cross ethical bounds by filing motions broadly attacking the recording industry and posting them on his blog, a magistrate judge has ruled, rejecting demands from the RIAA for monetary sanctions.

picture-19Attorney Ray Beckerman was “less than forthcoming at times” in defending a client against an RIAA lawsuit, but the music industry’s concerns were “largely overstated,” New York Magistrate Judge Robert M. Levy wrote Friday (.pdf).

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Judge Refuses to Punish Lawyer for Anti-RIAA Blogg

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