Faruki Blog

Public Records: Public Wins the Battle and the War, For Now

On March 15, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that private university police departments are subject to the state's Access to Public Records Act.. Read More

The Sixth Circuit Strikes Down a 42-Year Old Ohio Law Banning Campaign Lies

On February 24, a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit unanimously struck down Ohio's political false-statements laws as unconstitutional for.. Read More

SCOTUS Provides Another Victory for Proponents of Arbitration, While the CFPB Plans to Impose Restrictions

On December 14, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued another pro-arbitration decision in DirectTV, Inc. v. Imburgia. DirecTV's customers had entered.. Read More

Splitting the Dancing Baby: Both Sides are Crying Over the Ninth Circuit's Lenz v. Universal Music Corp. Holding

In a not-so-shocking development, both sides in a closely watched copyright suit known as the "Dancing Baby" case are urging the United States Court.. Read More

Is The Most Competitive League in Sports Harming Competition in the Pro-Football Marketplace?

According to a proposed class of similarly situated sports bars and consumers, the answer is yes. On Friday, October 16, a new lawsuit was filed in a.. Read More

Keep on Dancing: Ninth Circuit Suggests Fair Use is Free Speech Right

The Ninth Circuit recently resolved the question of whether fair use is a free speech right or an affirmative defense in Lenz v. Universal Music.. Read More

JULY 2015 Faruki Website Newsletter

* Jeff Ireland has been selected to receive a Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his long-term commitment and leadership in ensuring.. Read More

SCOTUS Mows Down Yard-Man Inference

Businesses looking for areas to cut costs since the economic downturn have occasionally directed their gaze at employee benefits, either by requiring.. Read More