Friday, March 05, 2010

Capitol v Thomas Round 3 scheduled for October

In Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset, the trial has been scheduled for October 4th.

This will be the third trial in the matter, the first verdict having been overturned due to an incorrect jury instruction, the second having been overturned due to the unreasonableness of the size of the award. This trial will relate only to the measure of damages.

Notice of Trial Date



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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Correct me if I'm wrong, please.

The verdict of the second trial will stand - this third trial is only to determine damages awarded from the second... right?

- xox

Ray Beckerman said...

Yes you are correct.

Actually I should have mentioned that in my post; will correct it now. Thanks.

Zepherin said...

Since Jammie Thomas-Rasset works on a reservation and is a Native American, how would they even collect on that judgment? Sheriffs generally do not have any jurisdiction on reservations and if the tribal council fights it there isn't much that can be done about it. The only group that has any real authority are federal agents and as a rule they do not like going on to reservations.

MicrosoftHater said...

This "file" will determine damages?