Tag: Court

Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Regarding Scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act | Arent Fox

Importantly, however, an individual does not violate the CFAA when he has improper motives for accessing information that is otherwise available to him or where he intends to misuse information to which he has authorized access. The full opinion is available here.


The CFAA was originally passed by Congress in 1986 in response to a rise in the number of “hacking” incidents and other computer-related crimes. Initially, the CFAA covered only certain financial information; however, it has since been expanded to cover any information from any computer used in or affecting interstate commerce or communication. As a

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Juhi Chawla’s 5G Lawsuit Dismissed, Delhi High Court Says Case Filed for Publicity, Slaps Rs. 20 Lakh Fine

 Actor Juhi Chawla’s case against the implementation of 5G technology in India has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court. The court said in its order that “it appears that the suit was filed for publicity” and has imposed a fine of Rs. 20 lakh. 

Bench of Justice JR Midha while passing the judgement said that plaintiffs (Juhi Chawla and other two petitioners) abused the process of law and imposed costs of Rs. 20 lakh on them.

The Court, in its order, said: “It appears that the suit was filed for publicity. Plaintiff Juhi Chawla circulated link of the hearing

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Tax Court Case Addresses Reasonable Cause Standard and Tax Penalties | Freeman Law

A recent Tax Court decision addresses the “reasonable cause” standard — a frequent issue in the IRS-penalty context.  As the case demonstrates, whether a taxpayer acted with reasonable cause and in good faith is determined on a case-by-case basis. Woll highlights the fact that a taxpayer who has an advanced degree, such as an attorney, will likely have more difficulty demonstrating reasonable cause. Based on the Woll decision, reliance on a computer program or failure to read a tax form, such as a Form 1099-R, is not sufficient without more to prove reasonable cause.

Woll v. Comm’r, Bench Opinion| April

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Delhi court asks police how they plan to access Pracha’s computer data

A Delhi court Friday directed Delhi Police to file its response detailing how it proposes to extract specific data from a hard disk belonging to advocate Mehmood Pracha without disclosing data pertaining to his other clients.

A team of counter intelligence of the Special Cell Tuesday went to conduct searches at Pracha’s Nizamuddin East office in a case related to alleged use of forged documents in judicial records in a Northeast Delhi riots case, but returned after they found the office locked. Pracha’s firm Legal Axis is defending several persons accused in cases related to the riots. The office had

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CourtCase Launches New website for Court Records Search

Press release content from Prodigy News. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

02/03/2021, New York City, NY // PRODIGY: Feature Story //

New York, NY — Streamlining law and justice data for easier access in the new digital age, CourtCase has unveiled its newly designed website for the public to order and view their own court records. Breaking down legal barriers, CourtCase aspires to promote direct access to court records for all.

CourtCase provides the most reliable court records search services and intends to maintain a position of leadership as the premier

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