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  1. United States of America v. Bossingham 137,566 views

    Kitchen NightmaresBig3packagngBig3packaging

    Case Summary: Amanda Patricia Bossingham, also known as "Amy," the proprietor of Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, AZ, featured on the popular Fox television show "Kitchen Nightmares," was convicted of bank fraud in 2008 after she falsified a Social Security number on an application for a five-figure bank loan.

  2. James Edward Holmes v. San Francisco Police Department Et Al 54,178 views

    Police Brutality

    Case Summary: A San Francisco man unfortunate enough to share the name of the 2012 Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooter was senselessly beaten by the San Francisco Police Department in California shortly after the shooting took place in Colorado. He is suing the San Francisco Police Department. The case received notoriety after an another man was similarly beaten and then put into solitary confinement by the San Francisco police, and linked to Holmes's docket in his blog.

  3. Zhang Ziyi v. China Free Press Inc et al 24,654 views


    Case Summary: Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi sued American-run Boxun News for libel and defamation in 2012 after Boxun published what she alleges to be false accounts of her being a high-priced prostitute that earned millions of dollars for having relations with Chinese government officials. Boxun refused to print a retraction.


    Case Summary: The Japanese manufacturer of the drug aripiprazole, marketed as Abilify®, is suing an American generic drug manufacturer for patent infringement.

  5. Douglas Alan Stromback, Plaintiff-Appellant/cross-Appellee v. New Line Cinema, Defendant-Appellee/cross-Appellant, Larry Hess 7,527 views

  6. USA v. In Re: Information Associated with an Email Account at 6,537 views

    LavabitNational Security AgencyEdward Snowden

  7. Joao Control and Monitoring Systems of California LLC v. ACTI Corporation Inc et al 6,520 views

  8. PLAINTIFF v. DEFENDANT 6,119 views

  9. Automated Tracking Solutions, LLC v. Awarepoint Corporation et al 5,671 views

  10. Think Computer Corp v. Venchiarutti et al 5,538 views

    Banking & FinanceBitcoinMoney TransmissionALECCalifornia Department of Financial InstitutionsModel LegislationDelayed Cases

    Case Summary: Think Computer Corporation is suing the State of California Department of Financial Institutions, alleging that the 2010 California Money Transmission Act (MTA) is unconstitutional. There are three main claims: that the MTA violates the Due Process Clause by requiring companies to apply for licenses before learning their prerequisites for applying; that the MTA violates the Dormant Commerce Clause by regulating commerce outside of California; and that the MTA violates the Dormant Commerce Clause by causing uneven requirements for licensure across various states, and by imposing more of a burden on society than it creates benefits.

  11. Murray Hill Publications, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellee/cross-Appellant v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Defendant-Appellant/cross-Appellee 5,286 views

  12. James G. Gilles Timothy Petit v. Sergeant Gregory Davis, Indiana University Police Department Officer Christopher D. Goenner, Indiana University Police Department Terry Appolonia, Director, Student Life, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Rhonda H. Luckey, ed.d., Associate President of Student Affairs for Indiana University of Pennsylvania William Montgomery, Director of Public Safety, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 4,863 views

  13. USA, et al v. Alvarado-Orozco 4,612 views

  14. Anwar et al v. Fairfield Greenwich Limited et al 4,549 views

  15. Maksym Pashanin v. David Tamboury 4,483 views

    In The News

  16. Think Computer Foundation et al v. Administrative Office of the United States Courts et al 4,363 views

    Public DomainAaron SwartzCorporate Self-RepresentationPACER

  17. Cummings v. Sallie Mae, Inc. 3,759 views

  18. Universal City Studios, Inc., Paramount Pictures Corporation, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Tristar Pictures, Inc., Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., Disney Enterprises Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation v. Eric Corley, Also Known as Emmanuel Goldstein, and 2600 Enterprises Inc., United States of America, Intervenor 3,594 views

  19. Ernesto A. Miranda v. State of Arizona. Michael Vignera v. State of New York. Carl Calvin Westover v. United States. State of California v. Roy Allen Stewart 3,506 views

    Self-IncriminationRight To Remain SilentDue Process RightsLandmark Supreme Court Cases

  20. Novel Formulations Of Pharmacological Agents, Methods For The Preparation Thereof And Methods For The Use Thereof 3,426 views

  21. David R. Ruiz, United States of America, Intervenor-Appellee v. W. J. Estelle, Jr. 3,266 views


  23. United States v. Bonifacio De La Fuente, Ronald Albert Cardenas, George Sierra, Pat Vargas,augie D. Sierra, and Robert Stewart 3,211 views

  24. USA v. Zauder 3,097 views

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  26. Mary Carroll Smith v. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill John H. Schutz Ruel W. Tyson, Jr., Mary Carroll Smith v. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill John H. Schutz Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. 3,038 views

  27. USA v. BOGDANOFF et al 2,986 views

  28. FAIRHOLME FUNDS, INC. et al v. USA 2,980 views

  29. Sony Corporation of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., Etc. 2,904 views

  30. New Jersey v. T.L.O 2,902 views

    Fourth AmendmentSearch and SeizureEducationLandmark Supreme Court Cases

  31. Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al 2,873 views

    In The NewsiPhone

    Case Summary: In one of the most notable patent cases in history, technology giants Apple and Samsung have fought for years over patents related to smartphones such as Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line of devices.

  32. Beta-amyloid Peptide-binding Proteins And Polynucleotides Encoding The Same 2,855 views

  33. PATERSON POLICE PBA, et al v. CITY OF PATERSON, et al 2,809 views

  34. 741 & 745 Clement Street Owners Association, v. 9th/clement Associates, Llc Et Al 2,794 views

  35. USA v. Su 2,794 views

  36. Greenspan v. Random House, Inc. et al 2,750 views

    Fake Non-Fiction BooksFalse AdvertisingThe Social Network (2010 Movie)Defamation By Omission

    Case Summary: Aaron Greenspan, creator of the 2003 predecessor to The Facebook at Harvard University, sued popular author Benjamin Mezrich, his publisher Random House, and Columbia Pictures for copyright infringement, defamation and false advertising due to the statements made by Mezrich in and about his book "The Accidental Billionaires." Mezrich's book, which cites Greenspan's as a source, has been marketed as supposed non-fiction, even though the story is full of inconsistencies and outright falsifications, many of which Mezrich admits to. Mezrich notably omitted Greenspan's role in the creation of the web site, and helped to prop up Mark Zuckerberg as a "genius" in his book, leading to the eventual motion picture "The Social Network," and contributing to the frenzy surrounding Facebook's problematic IPO.

  37. The Chamberlain Group, Inc. v. Skylink Technologies, Inc. 2,695 views

  38. In Re: 2,689 views

  39. Mazer v. Stein 2,624 views

  40. United States v. Genaro Brandell Patterson 2,582 views

  41. Marc S. Kirschner, as Litigation Trustee for the Tribune Litigation Trust v. Dennis J FitzSimons, et al 2,550 views

  42. Sheehan v. Verizon Communications, Inc. et al 2,474 views

  43. Thiel et al v. Wyeth Incorporated et al 2,454 views

  44. Harden Manufacturing Corporation v. Pfizer, Inc. et al 2,451 views

  45. Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. And the Reader's Digest Association, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises and the Nation Associates, Inc 2,376 views

  46. USA v. Binday et al 2,336 views


  48. Beth Petit v. US Department of Education 2,295 views

  49. Kathleen M Barish Et Al v. Steven D Brooks 2,280 views

  50. Reebok International Limited v. Paul R. Ingrisano 2,265 views

  51. Jazz Photo Corporation, and Dynatec International, Inc., and Opticolor, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, and Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., Intervenor 2,220 views

  52. USA, et al v. Champagne, et al 2,194 views

  53. Bankr. L. Rep. P 69,907 Angeles Real Estate Company v. Alan S. Kerxton, as Trustee of the Estate of Construction General, Inc., in the Matter of Construction General, Inc., a Corporation, Bankrupt 2,171 views

  54. No. 98-17072 2,150 views

  55. USA v. Hall et al 2,097 views

  56. United States v. Jorge Enrique Gonzalez, A/K/A George, Maurice Roundy, Michael Timothy Sweeton 2,096 views

  57. David Randall Tinsley Boitano and Jeannine Marie Asturias-Tinsley- Adversary Proceeding 2,042 views

  58. USA, et al v. Alvarado-Orozco 2,011 views

  59. Think Computer Corporation v. Dwolla, Inc. et al 1,993 views

    Money TransmissionBitcoinUnfair CompetitionVenture CapitalSilicon ValleyMobile Payments

    Case Summary: Think Computer Corporation, creator of the FaceCash mobile payment system, is suing its competitors in the payments space and their venture capital investors over their intentional failure to properly comply with federal and state laws concerning money transmission licenses.

  60. USA v. Gordon 1,955 views

  61. D. C. Coleman, Sr., as Trustee of Florida-Carolina Lumber Company, Bankrupt v. Chales Alcock, P. J. Davis, Clarence E. Hood, Jr., Individually and as Officers and Directors of Florida Carolina Lumber Company and Southern Creosoted Lumber Co., Inc., Southern Creosoted Lumber Co. 1,949 views

  62. In Re: Tribune Company Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation 1,942 views

  63. American Honda Motor, et al v. MDL No. 1069, et al 1,931 views

  64. William J. Bernicker 1,928 views

  65. Federal Trade Commission v. BF Labs, Inc. et al 1,885 views


  66. Mathis et al v. Darden Restaurants, Inc. et al 1,870 views

  67. Computer Associates International, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee v. Altai, Inc., Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant 1,814 views

  68. The Hanover Insurance Comapny v. Smith Brothers Insurance, LLC et al 1,809 views

  69. Maui Industrial Loan & Finance Company, Inc.- Adversary Proceeding 1,795 views

  70. United States v. Noah Beverly Johnny P. Crockett Douglas A. Turns 1,736 views

  71. USA v. Rey et al 1,715 views

  72. USA v. Zauder 1,702 views

  73. Benzion et al v. Vivint, Inc. 1,696 views

  74. Johansen v. Vivint, Inc. 1,689 views

  75. Global Transit v. Warsun International 1,685 views

  76. Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Inc. And Fortuna Beverage Co. Inc., Dba C-C Concession Co. v. Chauffeurs, Teamsters and Helpers Local No. 150, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen & Helpers of America 1,683 views

  77. United States v. Angel Petit, Roger Fernandez, Francisco Pasqual 1,675 views

  78. Cox et al v. Microsoft Corporation et al 1,673 views

  79. Tradehill, Inc. v. Dwolla, Inc. et al 1,656 views

    BitcoinBanking & FinanceMoney Transmission

  80. Regents of the University of California v. Allan Bakke 1,648 views

    Affirmative ActionEqual ProtectionRaceEducationLandmark Supreme Court Cases

  81. The Bankruptcy Link- Adversary Proceeding 1,644 views

  82. CONTINENTAL COIN, et al v. HOLLOWAY, et al 1,627 views

  83. United States v. Adalberto Cervantes-Pacheco, Jerry Wayne Nelson and William E. Nelson 1,614 views

  84. Planned Parenthood Cincinnati Region v. Bob Taft 1,605 views

  85. Igartua v. United States 1,573 views

  86. Doug Morgan v. Plano Independent School Dis 1,568 views

  87. Gold Code Generator Design 1,547 views

  88. Clarence Earl Gideon v. Louie L. Wainwright, Director, Division of Corrections 1,511 views

    Right to CounselDue Process RightsLandmark Supreme Court Cases

  89. Davidson Oil Country Supply Co., Inc. v. Klockner, Inc. 1,499 views

  90. Kolbe et al v. O'Malley et al 1,488 views

  91. A. A. Hoehling v. Universal City Studios, Inc., and Michael MacDonald Mooney 1,486 views

  92. Soundview Elite Ltd. 1,479 views

  93. Latch Assembly For A Sectional Door 1,477 views

  94. Miller et al v. Texas Farmers Insurance Co. et al 1,477 views

  95. Jane Roe v. Henry Wade 1,475 views

    AbortionPrivacyLandmark Supreme Court CasesRoe v. Wade

  96. Saavedra-Rodriguez, et al v. Enron Corporation, et al 1,448 views

  97. Lawsky v. Condor Capital Corporation et al 1,432 views

  98. IN RE: Trans Union Corp. Privacy Litigation 1,432 views

  99. Henderson v. Verifications Incorporated 1,419 views

  100. USA v. Swartz 1,417 views

    In The NewsProsecutorial MisconductAaron Swartz

    Case Summary: Open information activist Aaron Swartz, whose work obtaining PACER data directly led to the creation of PlainSite, was viciously prosecuted by the United States Department of Justice after he used a Massachusetts Institute of Technology wiring closet to download millions of academic journal articles from JSTOR, with which he may have later planned to conduct a quantitative analysis. The DOJ's prosecution ended with Swartz's suicide on January 11, 2013, which many argue was caused by the criminal proceedings.

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