Aggregation Analysis in Copyright Infringement Claims: The Fate of Fictional Facts

By: Ariel M. Fox


In a copyright infringement dispute, when assessing whether a defendant’s work is substantially similar to, and therefore infringing, a plaintiff’s, a court must first determine which works to compare. A unique issue arises when a defendant has ...READ MORE

When Cops Are Robbers: Reconciling the Whren Doctrine and 18 U.S.C. § 242

By: Georgina C. Yeomans


In 1996, the Supreme Court handed down Whren v. United States, which prohibits inquiry into police officers’ subjective motivations in conducting a search or seizure when there is reasonable suspicion or probable cause on which to base ...READ MORE