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SDNY Selects Three New Magistrate Judges

The Southern District has announced three new magistrate judges, who will fill the seats being vacated by Magistrate Judges Francis, Ellis, and Peck later this year. Joining the bench will be Stewart Aaron, of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; Robert Lehrburger, of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler; and Ona Wang, of Baker & Hostetler. For … Continue Reading

In Suit Over Record Label Logo, Judge Ellis Spares Jay Z From Deposition But Precludes Him from Trial Testimony

In an Order yesterday, Magistrate Judge Ellis blocked the deposition of music mogul Jay Z (Shawn Carter) in a copyright case relating to the logo for Jay Z’s record label, Roc-A-Fella.  However, the price to be paid for sparing him from the deposition was that Jay Z would not be allowed to testify at trial: … Continue Reading