Monday, October 26, 2009

Both sides file objections to Magistrate Judge report in UMG v Lindor

In UMG Recordings v. Lindor, both sides today filed objections to the Magistrate Judge's October 9, 2009, report and recommendation, which recommended that plaintiffs' motion to dismiss without prejudice be granted without conditions, and that plaintiffs' motion for discovery sanctions be denied.

Plaintiffs' objections
Defendant's objections

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derivative said...


Your writing was clear, reasonable, concise, on point, and much, much more polite than anything I could have possibly written. You must have reworked it a lot to get there :)

Their writing...

How can they write any of this with a straight face?

It will be interesting to see what the judge makes of it. I do not know if you will respond to them, but they "understand" things from your blog that you have never written. They must be mind-readers!!!

Good luck -- I'm sure several of your readers are keenly following this one.

-- derivative

Anonymous said...

It seems the Plaintiffs are trying to introduce evidence and make arguments that ought to be done at a trial, not in objections or motions.


raybeckerman said...

Thanks guys.

1. Yes I did have to go through it and take out some of my angrier sentiments.

2. Unfortunately there's no provision for responding to objections; the objections are what they are.

3. Plaintiffs' lawyers are unprofessional in the extreme.

Anonymous said...

"3. Plaintiffs' lawyers are unprofessional in the extreme."

You're too kind, Ray.

I'm surprised that they were capable of getting the "Cracker Jacks" box open. :)