A new contested case has been started in Corpus Christi, Texas, Atlantic Recording v. James Michael Boggs.
The defendant initially was not represented by a lawyer. The RIAA tried to get a default judgment against him, falsely representing to the Court that he had not appeared, when in fact he had appeared at the Court's initial conference on December 20, 2006.
The Court denied the RIAA's default judgment motion, pointing out to them that, contrary to the RIAA's statements in its motion, the defendant had in fact appeared in the case.
Mr. Boggs is now represented by counsel, Charles Rogers of the Conley Rose law firm in Houston, Texas, and has asserted defenses and counterclaims.
Transcript of December 20, 2006, Court conference*
RIAA Request for Default*
RIAA Motion for Default Judgment*
February 1, 2007, Order, Denying RIAA Motion for Default Judgment*
Answer and Counterclaims*
* Document published online at
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