In response to the defendants' motions for their cases to be deemed unrelated and randomly reassigned to different judges, in Maverick v. Chowdhury and Elektra v. Torres, both cases against Queens men which are being brought in federal court in Brooklyn, the RIAA has countered with letters to District Judge Trager and Magistrate Judge Levy that the cases are related and should stay together.
The RIAA lawyer praised Judge Trager and Judge Levy as being "very familiar with the legal, factual, and technical aspects of these cases" and said that "their familiarity with these cases has resulted in efficiency and judicial economy for both the Court and the parties".
April 17, 2007, Letter of Richard Gabriel Asking For Brooklyn Cases to Be Deemed "Related" in Maverick v. Chowdhury*
April 17, 2007, Letter of Richard Gabriel Asking For Brooklyn Cases to Be Deemed "Related" in Elektra v. Torres*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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