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Judge approves US settlement over e-books

Stuff – 2012-09-07

A judge approved on Thursday a Justice Department settlement with three publishers accused of conspiring with Apple Inc and other publishers to push up the prices of electronic books.
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Judge says leaning toward U.S. in Apple e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge expressed a tentative view that the U.S. Justice Department will be able to show evidence Apple Inc engaged in a conspiracy with publishers to increase e-books... | Reuters – 2013-05-24

Judge in E-Book Pricing Case Thinks Apple's Going Down; Apple Begs to Differ

“Apple fundamentally disagrees with the judge’s preliminary comments." | AllThingsD – 2013-05-24

Google, Amazon ask to shield sales in Apple ebook trial; judge says issues have “shifted”

Today is the grand finale of a big price-fixing clash between Apple and the Justice Department. On the eve of closing arguments, Apple's rivals have filed to cover sales figures while the judge... | GigaOM – 2013-06-20

E-book price-fixing trial: Will the judge come down on the side of Apple?

Judge Denise Cote seemed inclined to rule for the Department of Justice at the beginning of the trial, but her remarks as the case closed seemed to indicate a shift towards Apple's side. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-26

Apple led conspiracy to raise prices of e-books, federal judge rules [live chat]

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Apple led conspiracy to raise prices of e-books, federal judge rules

NEW YORK -- Apple Inc. conspired to raise the prices of e-books, a judge ruled Wednesday morning, after a trial in which the Department of Justice accused the technology giant of aggressively... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-10

Judge rules Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

Apple broke antitrust laws and conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing 'compelling evidence' from the words of the late Steve Jobs. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-07-10

Judge rules Apple did fix e-book prices

A federal judge in America has ruled that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books,... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-10

UPDATE 4-Judge rules Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) - In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers... | Reuters – 2013-07-11

Judge Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Conspiracy

A federal judge ruled today that Apple Inc. conspired to raise prices on e-books, ordering a trial to decide what damages that the tech giant should pay.In a 159-page decision, U.S. District Court... | ABC News – 2013-07-10

NY judge: Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. broke antitrust laws and conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices significantly in spring 2010, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing "compelling... | Boston.com – 2013-07-11

Judge at NY civil trial: Apple conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge at NY civil trial: Apple conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices.     | Boston.com – 2013-07-10

U.S. judge says Apple violated antitrust law in ebooks case

U.S. judge says Apple violated antitrust law in ebooks case | MarketWatch.com – 2013-07-10

A judge says Apple fixed e-book prices. This chart shows how they did it.

A federal judge has ruled that Apple violated antitrust law by helping five of the nation's six largest book publishers conspire to raise e-book prices. Judge Denise Cote spends almost 100 pages... | The Washington Post – 2013-07-10

Apple conspired to set e-book prices, judge finds

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple conspired with publishers to set the prices of e-books and "played a central role in facilitating and executing that conspiracy."A federal judge ruled... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-10

Judge finds Apple went against anti-trust laws in e-book price-fixing case

US District Judge Denise Cote found that Apple was part of a conspiracy to increase e-book retail prices. An Apple spokesperson maintained that 'we've done nothing wrong.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-07-11

Judge rules against Apple in e-book case

With its reputation on the line, Apple vows to appeal the federal judge's ruling that it conspired with publishers to raise prices.SAN FRANCISCO — A New York federal judge's ruling that Apple... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-11

Federal judge rules against Apple in e-books case [Live discussion]

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Apple colluded on e-book prices, judge finds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise... | Reuters – 2013-07-11

NY judge: Apple colluded to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge decided in a case swayed by the words... | Boston.com – 2013-07-11

Judge rules Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing ‘‘compelling... | Boston.com – 2013-07-11

Manning sentencing: judge rejects claim leaks had 'chilling effect'

Judge rules that State Department testimony is admissible only if the effect came directly after leaks were publishedThe judge at US soldier Bradley Manning's sentencing hearing rejected some... | Guardian – 2013-08-08

NY judge denies Apple Inc. request in e-books case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has refused a request by Apple to temporarily suspend her ruling that it violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise electronic book prices in... | Boston.com – 2013-08-10

Judge: E-books ruling stands while Apple appeals

A New York judge has refused a request by Apple to temporarily suspend her ruling that it violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-10

U.S. judge considers limits on Apple in e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge said on Friday she is considering imposing tough restrictions on Apple Inc for illegally conspiring with publishers to raise e-books prices. | Reuters – 2013-08-10

Judge scolds Apple for lack of remorse in e-book antitrust case

A federal judge took Apple to task on Friday for showing no contrition about potentially defrauding its customers of hundreds of millions of dollars. "None of the publishers nor Apple have... | PC World – 2013-08-10

Judge denies Apple's request to suspend e-book antitrust ruling

Apple, in its ongoing battle over an e-book price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had violated antitrust laws in conspiring with... | Engadget – 2013-08-10

E-book trial: judge has suggestions for enforcing the guilty verdict against Apple

A DOJ lawyer shot down the objections of publishers over suggested measures for Apple, while the judge involved in the e-book price fixing case offered a modified version of the DOJ proposal. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-13

In Apple e-books case, judge inclined to appoint antitrust monitor

Apple may escape some of the penalties sought by the government in the e-book price-fixing case.     | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-28

Judge in e-books case doesn't want to affect Apple's business

A New York judge says she doesn't want to intrude much on how Apple does business after ruling that the company fixed prices on electronic books. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-28

U.S. judge wants external monitor for Apple in e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge weighing remedies to assure that Apple Inc does not fix prices again in the e-books market said on Tuesday that she plans to require it to hire an external monitor,... | Reuters – 2013-08-28

NY judge pledges not to overdo Apple book remedies

A judge who ruled that Apple Inc. colluded with publishers to fix e-book prices promised on Tuesday not to intrude much on how it runs its business.     | Boston.com – 2013-08-28

US judge schedules hearing in Vegas newspaper case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada plans to hear arguments Sept. 6 on a claim by the family publisher of the Las Vegas Sun that the parent company of the Las Vegas Review-Journal is... | Boston.com – 2013-08-29

Apple e-books judge to limit antitrust remedies

The federal judge who last month found Apple Inc. liable for fixing e-book prices said she plans to limit the remedies sought by the U.S. to ensure they "rest as lightly as possible" on the way the... | Crains New York – 2013-08-28

Booker judge on Warwick shortlist

A book by Robert Macfarlane, the chairman of judges of this year's Man Booker Prize is shortlisted for another literary award, the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing. | BBC – 2013-08-30

Judge requires antitrust monitor as part of Apple e-book ruling

Apple must pay for an independent antitrust monitor as part of a permanent injunction handed down on Friday by a federal court in New York.     | Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-06

Judge orders Apple to rewrite e-book contracts

New York judge says Apple must modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price-fixing and will appoint an external compliance monitor to review the company's antitrust policies. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-07

Judge bars Apple from price-fixing deals with ebook publisher

Apple says it will appeal against a court ruling that bans the company from entering into deals with publishers that could allow ebook prices to be fixed or inflated. The case was raised by the... | Betanews – 2013-09-06

US judge won't stop Vegas newspaper buyout bid

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge says he won't stop the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal from trying to buy out the family publishers of the rival Las Vegas... | Boston.com – 2013-09-07

NY judge orders Apple to modify e-book contracts

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered Apple to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing and said she will appoint an external compliance monitor to review the... | Boston.com – 2013-09-06

Judge sets final restrictions for Apple on e-books

NEW YORK — As punishment for engaging in an e-book price-fixing conspiracy, Apple will be forced to abide by new restrictions on its agreements with publishers and be evaluated by an external... | Boston.com – 2013-09-07

Judge Won't Halt Possible Buyout of Las Vegas Newspaper

A federal judge says he won't stop the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal from trying to buy out the family publishers of the rival Las Vegas Sun. U.S. District Judge James... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-06

Apple e-book restrictions imposed by judge

Looking to force Apple to obey antitrust laws, a U.S. judge has ordered the technology giant to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing and said she will appoint an... | CBC – 2013-09-07

Kearns to help judge Roald Dahl Funny Prize

John Kearns, the winner of the best newcomer award at the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards,... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-13

Royal prank call: 2Day FM lawyer asks judge to restrain media watchdog

Fearing 'enormous damage', radio station moves to stop ACMA finding a criminal offence or a breach of its licenceIf the Australian media watchdog is allowed to rule that 2DayFM broke the law when it... | Guardian – 2013-09-19

Las Vegas Sun again asks US judge to halt buyout

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The editor-publisher of the Las Vegas Sun is again asking a federal judge to halt buyout attempts by the corporate owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.     | Boston.com – 2013-09-21

U.S. judge boosts Google 'fair use' defense of digital books

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc's legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it. | Reuters – 2013-09-24

Judge orders sisters to have MMR jab against their wishes

As family court overrides mother's concerns, delay in releasing family court ruling is criticised by campaignersTwo sisters aged 15 and 11 should receive the MMR vaccination, against the wishes of... | Guardian – 2013-10-13

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Rowan Williams to judge Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is to chair the judging panel for the... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-17

MacGregor, Phillips and McCrum to judge 2014 Orwell Prize

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U.S. judge orders TV pitchman jailed for failing to pay judgment

By David Bailey (Reuters) - A federal judge in Chicago on Tuesday ordered infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau back to jail for failing to pay a nearly $38 million judgment over false promises he made... | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-23

Judge rules Google's scanning of books is not illegal

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Judge dismisses Authors Guild case against Google Books

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Judge rules against authors in Google Books copyright infringement case

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Judge sides with Google over Books lawsuit

After eight years and countless delays, a federal judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by authors against Google, saying that the technology giant’s long-running digital book-scanning project... | Boston.com – 2013-11-15

Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

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Sarah Hanson-Young can argue Zoo sexually objectified her, judge rules

Senator suing magazine for defamation after it superimposed her head on to the body of a lingerie-clad model | The Guardian – 2013-12-09

Edward Snowden Praises Judge's Ruling Against NSA Phone Surveillance Program

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Don't judge a cat book by its cover

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The Recommender: Jill Bernstein, Fast Company's Editorial Director (Not Iron Chef Judge)

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Judge says Sherlock Holmes is in the public domain, but Conan Doyle estate fights on

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Apple's objections show why e-book monitor is needed: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc's various objections to a court-appointed antitrust monitor in a case involving fixing e-book prices only confirm the importance of his work, a federal judge said on... | Reuters – 2014-01-16

Geoff Dyer to judge Goldsmiths Prize

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Ex-strategist must arbitrate whistleblower claim against UBS: U.S. judge

(Reuters) - A former UBS AG employee must arbitrate a claim that he was terminated for disclosing to superiors that he was pressured to publish misleading research reports. | Reuters – 2014-01-28

Malcolm Gladwell as punishment? Judge orders woman to read 'David and Goliath'

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Judge Denies Stay; Orders Apple to Cooperate with Monitor

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Judge Denies Apple’s Bid to Extend E-book Damages Inquiry

After a flurry of year-end filings, Judge Denise Cote late last week rejected Apple’s bid to extend its deposition of plaintiff expert witness Roger Noll, whose report had pegged Apple’s total... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-30

Judge Extends Order Delaying 'Diary of Malcolm X'

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Apple Appeal: Judge Botched E-book Case

Apple’s appeal of its price-fixing case boils down to this: Judge Denise Cote blew it. "The evidence," Apple argues, "cannot support a finding of a conspiracy." | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-27

Apple: Biased Judge Should Not Decide Damages

In a summary judgment filing, Apple argues that Judge Denise Cote is biased, and should not decide Apple's damages. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-05

Judge Rules for HarperCollins in Open Road E-Book Dispute

A New York court has held that e-book publisher Open Road infringed HarperCollins’ copyright with its e-book edition of Jean Craighead George’s 1973 bestselling children’s book "Julie of the... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-17

Canadian Judge Reveals Reasons for Suspending E-pricing Agreement

Kobo's arguments against a Canadian e-book pricing consent agreement convinced judge to put the agreement on hold. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-28

U.S. judge OKs class action in e-book suit against Apple

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in... | Reuters – 2014-03-29

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge OKs class action in e-book suit against Apple

(Adds details from ruling, background, paragraphs 3-12, adds byline) | Reuters – 2014-03-29

Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in e-books case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S.... | PC World – 2014-03-29

Apple cannot escape U.S. states' e-book antitrust cases: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. | Reuters – 2014-04-16

U.S. judge denies Apple's move to hold off e-book antitrust trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge denied a bid by Apple Inc on Wednesday to hold off a trial in a case brought by state attorneys general accusing the company of conspiring with five major... | Reuters – 2014-04-24

Apple Asks Judge to Send E-book Case to Appeals Court

Apple attorneys argue that sending the matter to the Second Circuit would “save judicial resources by potentially avoiding the need for a costly trial.” | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-05

Big Allotment Challenge judge joins Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton is to publish a recipe book for jams, chutneys and preserves by one of the... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-16

Judge and former police officer build libraries for 6 B.C. First Nations

Write to Read project has now built libraries in six First Nations. Former Lieutenant-Governor Stephen Point started the project after visiting remote communities in B.C. "A book is a fork in the... | CBC – 2014-05-27

Judge Sets New Apple Trial Date

Judge Denise Cote adopted a proposed schedule for Apple’s Damages trial, officially moving the trial from July 14 to August 25. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-04

Judge Says Price-Fixing Suit Filed by Retailers Can Proceed

Australian upstart DNAML says it was was harmed by the 2010 price-fixing scheme executed by Apple and the five agency publishers. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-09

Shelly Sterling lawyers to ask judge to sign off on Clippers takeover

The latest round in the contentious legal wrangling over ownership of the Clippers is scheduled for Wednesday, when Shelly Sterling’s lawyers plan to go to court to ask a judge to sign off on her... | Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-11

Judge: Lawsuit over LinkedIn's repeated invitation spam can proceed

LinkedIn will have to face a lawsuit that alleges it damaged the image of users by repeatedly sending emails to their contacts inviting them to join the social network.The lawsuit was filed in... | PC World – 2014-06-13

Miffed U.S. judge withdraws from Michael Jordan lawsuit

June 17 (Reuters) - A veteran federal judge in Chicago has withdrawn from NBA legend Michael Jordan's lawsuit against a local supermarket chain over the use of his name and image in a magazine ad,... | Reuters – 2014-06-17

SEC judge suspends two KPMG auditors over bank case

June 27 (Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission judge has issued suspensions for two KPMG auditors, temporarily barring them from practicing or appearing before the regulator after... | Reuters – 2014-06-28

UK's wealthiest divorce case can be reported, judge rules

High court rejects move by hedge fund tycoon Christopher Hohn to prevent media from publishing details from hearingsAn attempt by a hedge fund tycoon to impose a blanket ban on reporting the UK's... | The Guardian – 2014-07-07

Judge on Apple Settlement: Not So Fast

Cote's order suggests she may not be pleased with any unnecessary delay in getting settlement funds to consumers. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-18

Mazher Mahmood: what the judge said in collapsing the Tulisa trial

News UK have suspended Mazher Mahmood while it investigates the reason behind the collapse of the case against one of his victims, Tulisa Contostavlos.So it seems only fair to present the Sun on... | The Guardian – 2014-07-21

U.S. judge says she is troubled by Apple $450 million e-books deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions... | Reuters – 2014-07-25

Apple’s $450M e-books settlement deal questioned by judge

The judge presiding over the antitrust case involving Apple Inc.’s $450 million offer to settle an e-book price-fixing lawsuit is said some provisions of the deal could reduce consumers' recovery,... | Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-07-26

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