Skip to comments.Review-Journal owner facing $774,000 fee demand in Righthaven case
Posted on 04/11/2012 2:05:22 PM PDT by redreno
Attorneys say the owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal should be required to pay $774,683 in legal fees for what critics call a failed ''shakedown'' copyright infringement lawsuit that threatened the free speech rights of a political website.
The attorneys represent the Democratic Underground, a website that defeated Righthaven LLC, the R-Js copyright enforcement partner, in one of Righthavens copyright infringement lawsuits.
If attorneys for the Democratic Underground have their way, the family of Arkansas investment banking billionaire Warren Stephens will be paying their fees for two reasons:
(Excerpt) Read more at vegasinc.com ...
(It's hard to say that, but in this case..)
$774,000 in legal fees? Holy cow. Can someone get “justice” if they don’t have hundreds of thousands to shell out?
Maybe DU will come out in favor of “loser pays”.
Wow, never thought I’d be on the side of DU for anything, but it sounds like they achieved some much-needed butt kicking. I guess now they can go back to focusing on destroying Western civilization and hating whitey.
Now that righthaven has been losign some cases, I hope that Free Republic will soon be able to link to sites that are “righthaven” blocked.
It's difficult to get more Justice than you can afford.
Sad to say it, but I agree with DU on this one....
LOSER pays! (or they should)
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The LV paper lit the fire.
Now let em burn.
It just keeps getting better and better!
That kind of figure is small potatoes to the government employees that populate DU. But for us regular folk, it means "justice" is not attainable.