Tuesday, September 16, 2008

University of Maine John Doe case, Arista Records v. Does 1-27, is argued, defendants file supplemental brief

In one of the Portland, Maine, cases targeting students at the University of Maine, Arista v. Does 1-27, where a group of 8 students are represented by the MittelAsen law firm, and 2 other students are represented by student attorneys from the University's Legal Aid Clinic, oral argument was held on Friday, according to a report from the Bangor Daily News.

Student attorney Jason Rayne, a law student at the University of Maine, working with the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, argued the motions on behalf of the students represented by his clinic.

Prominent Portland attorney Bob Mittel argued on behalf of the students represented by his firm.

Defendants filed a supplemental memorandum, reminding the judge that only admissible evidence is permitted to be considered.

Defendants' Supplemental Memorandum

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very insightful to point out how Plaintiffs in these cases are effectively receiving summary judgment in their complete favor when the ex parte motion for discovery and subpoena is granted. That they win this judgment without ever having the facts or legal theories of their case tested.