Thursday, April 03, 2008

RIAA wants to have private chat with Judge Arterton in Atlantic v. Brennan

Thanks to our long time reader, Jadeic (Dave), for bringing this motion to our attention.

Unhappy with Judge Arterton's decision in Atlantic v. Brennan, in which she rejected the RIAA's motion for default judgment on a number of grounds, the RIAA has made a "motion for status conference".

Since Mr. Brennan, the defendant, is in default, only one side -- the RIAA -- would be in the courtroom.

Motion for status conference*

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

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Anonymous said...

So now we have ex parte status conferences on the RIAA's part.


Jadeic said...

Uncertain of success with their 'motion for reconsideration of the Court’s February 14, 2008 Ruling (Doc. No. 12)' it is now time to wheel in the Big G(un) - Mr Charisma - himself.

If I was over there I would be picketing the courtroom.


Anonymous said...

Well, the defendant, who has not made an appearance so far, has been notified and presumably has a right to attend if desired.


Jadeic said...

The latest dockets filed show that this will be a 'Telephonic Status Conference' scheduled for 4/14/2008 at 10:30 AM before Judge Janet Bond Arterton with the Plaintiff initiating the call. It's technically possible that the Defendant could take part if he turned up but unlikely that the RIAA would accept that situation.