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Justice Department confirms investigation of e-book industry

L.A. Times – 2011-12-08

The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said it was looking into potentially unfair pricing practices by electronic booksellers, joining European regulators and state attorneys general in a...

Justice Department investigates e-book pricing

L.A. Times – 2011-12-08

The U.S. Justice Department joins state prosecutors and European regulators in a probe of possibly 'anticompetitive practices involving e-book sales.'The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said...

Justice Sotomayor aims to inspire by writing memoir

Reuters – 2010-07-12

Reuters - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will write a "coming-of-age memoir" detailing her modest immigrant upbringing in New York to her appointment as the first Hispanic to serve on...

Justice Dept. Criticizes Latest Google Book Deal

New York Times – 2010-02-08

While the Justice Department did not explicitly urge a rejection of the deal, its opposition on copyright, class action and antitrust grounds is a setback for Google.

Justice Dept says Google books deal troubled

Reuters – 2010-02-05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Changes that Google Inc and the Authors Guild made to an ambitious plan to create a massive online library were inadequate because they fail to address antitrust and copyright...

Justice Department Says It Still Has Problems with Revised Google Settlement

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-04

The Department of Justice said Thursday evening that despite progress made in limiting the scope of the original Google Book Search settlement the revised deal still raises class certification,...

Justice Department to Attend Detroit Reporter's Hearing Wednesday

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-10

The U.S. Justice Department is sending lawyers to a Detroit courtroom Wednesday for an unusual hearing to determine whether a newspaper reporter should be held in contempt for refusing to identify...

Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

Engadget – 2012-03-08

The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged e-book price-rigging....

Apple, five book publishers face Justice Department lawsuit over e-book pricing

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-03-08

The Justice Department has warned Apple and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them, accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal...

Justice Department formally charges Apple, big five publishers in e-book price fixing case (update)

Engadget – 2012-04-11

The Justice Department has formally decided to sue Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster over alleged e-book price-rigging. Apple and Macmillian have already...

The Justice Department Just Made Jeff Bezos Dictator For Life

The Atlantic – 2012-04-13

The government's antitrust suit against Apple and five publishers will make Amazon more powerful than ever in publishing

Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement

GigaOM – 2012-07-23

The Justice Department filed its response today to the 868 public comments it received in response to a controversial settlement related to alleged price-fixing by Apple and major publishers. The...

Media Decoder Blog: After Public Comments, Justice Department Defends Action Against Publishers

The New York Times – 2012-07-23

After receiving 868 comments since it filed suit against Apple and five publishers in April, the government said it had "provided an effective and appropriate remedy'' for the alleged antitrust...

AUDIO: Can a film ever do a book justice?

BBC News – 2012-10-10

Crime writer Peter James told BBC Radio 5 live he would not blindly trust a producer to turn a book of his into a film.

DC Comics brings a veritable justice league of titles to Kindle, iBooks and Nook Stores

Engadget – 2012-11-08

Not that there's been any lack of ways to get Batman or Supes on your chosen tablet, between Comixology and the devoted DC app, but if you happened to need on more, the publisher announced today that...

Justice Department, Penguin Reach Settlement on E-Book Pricing

AllThingsD – 2012-12-19

The Justice Department said today it had reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA), one of six companies it had accused of conspiring to raise prices of e-books. The agreement, if approved by the...

Penguin settles with Department of Justice in ebook pricing case

GigaOM – 2012-12-19

Penguin, which is merging with Random House, has settled with the Department of Justice in the ebook pricing lawsuit, which alleges that Apple and publishers conspired to set ebook prices. Penguin...

Justice Dept settles e-book case with Macmillan

Boston.com – 2013-02-08

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has reached a proposed settlement with Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan, one of five major book publishers that allegedly conspired with...

Between the Lines: Diverse reading list from Supreme Court Justice Kennedy

SacBee – 2013-07-14

In March, Sacramento native Anthony Kennedy came home for the dedication of a library named in his honor. The U.S. Supreme Court justice looked on proudly as a wing of the Sacramento federal...

John Grisham calls for justice for Guantánamo Bay detainees

Salon.com – 2013-08-11

Some of his books are banned at the shadowy detention center. The writer shares the tragic story of one of his fans

Justice Department scolds Apple while seeking lighter e-book penalties

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-23

Even as federal antitrust lawyers proposed a slight reduction in their proposed penalties in the Apple e-book case, they stepped up their criticism of the company for continuing to insist it did...

Tech Firms Rally, Expecting Justice Department to Oppose Transparency Requests

AllThingsD – 2013-09-30

Apple, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitter, Yahoo and other tech companies today sent a letter to the heads of the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees in support of...

Justice Department opposes company requests to publish surveillance statistics

PC World – 2013-10-02

The U.S. Department of Justice has opposed requests by Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other companies to publish the number of surveillance requests they receive from the National Security Agency...

Lord Justice Leveson faces standoff with MPs over press regulation

Guardian – 2013-10-09

Judge's refusal to enter debate in Lords evidence sets him up for potential clash with Commons select committee on WednesdayLord Justice Leveson is facing a standoff with MPs after he repeatedly...

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Celebrates Marcel Proust

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-24

The New York Review of Books 50th anniversary edition of 'Swann's Way' features an interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer celebrating Proust's book.

Justice Department defends Apple monitor in e-books case

Reuters – 2013-12-31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A bitter battle between Apple Inc and a lawyer appointed to monitor its compliance with a court antitrust ruling escalated on Monday, as the U.S. government and the monitor both...

Linking to a website doesn't infringe copyright, Europe's Court of Justice says

PC World – 2014-02-13

The owner of a website does not require authorization of the copyright holder to link to freely accessible copyright works on another site, even if Internet users get the impression that the work is...

EU Court of Justice: hyperlinks to copyrighted content are legal, if both sites let users see it for free

Engadget – 2014-02-14

It's common practice for those of us who make our living on the internet to link out to other websites in the stories we publish -- in fact, we here at Engadget consider it a necessary part of good...

The law according to Darwin: Evolution, neuroscience and justice

Salon.com – 2014-05-25

Our sense of right and wrong is shaped by culture, experiences -- and our evolutionary brain wiring

Publishers fear threat to press freedom in new criminal justice bill

The Guardian – 2014-06-05

Publishers fear that a government measure to prevent jurors from seeking online material related to trials could pose a threat to press freedom.According to The Times's legal editor, Frances Gibb,...

Reader recommendation: The Battle for Justice in Palestine

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-25

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

Death penalty ban: 'A Wild Justice' author Evan Mandery explains how the US adopted, and then discarded, it

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-14

No one was executed in the US between 1972 and 1976 after a landmark Supreme Court decision. It was later overturned, but that ban still affects our rights today. Mandery explains how it all happened.

Google is distorting right to be forgotten debate, EU Justice head claims

GigaOM – 2014-08-19

A top EU official blasted Google and others for "playing false" over a court ruling that lets people delete material from the internet. The official also repeated the need for tougher fines for...

Ann Leckie wins top sci-fi award for debut novel 'Ancillary Justice'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-20

'Ancillary Justice' is the first novel ever to win the science fiction 'triple crown' – the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Arthur C. Clarke awards – all in the same year.

Americas Authors Guild presses US justice department to get aggressive with Amazon

The Guardian – 2014-10-03

The literary body, representing 9,000 authors, is calling on the US government to launch a competition investigation into Amazon, following the long-running dispute between the internet retailer and...

Leckie's Ancillary Justice optioned for TV

The Bookseller – 2014-10-25

Ann Leckie's prize-winning sci-fi novel Ancillary Justice (Orbit UK) has been optioned for TV. Writing on her blog, the author revealed that the book has been optioned by production company Fabrik...

Justice Department 'won't force' journalist James Risen to reveal source

The Guardian – 2014-12-13

New York Times reporter will not be made to divulge his source at trial of former CIA officer accused of helping him with his book Continue reading...

Justice Department Faces Tough Questioning in E-Books Case

The Wall Street Journal – 2014-12-16

Justice Department lawyers faced aggressive questioning from judges reviewing a finding that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of electronic books in 2010.

Second Story Press Celebrates 25 Years of Feminist and Social Justice Publishing

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-19

When Toronto-based Second Story Press celebrated its 25th anniversary this month, the room at a community center in downtown Toronto was filled with authors and illustrators who have helped the press...

Justice Department won’t ask James Risen to testify

Poynter. – 2015-01-13

New York Times | The Washington Post New York Times reporter James Risen, who has waged a protracted and public battle with the Justice Department over the identity of a confidential source,...

Justice Deferred Is Justice Denied By Jed S. Rakoff | The New York Review Of Books

The Huffington Post – 2015-02-03

So-called “deferred prosecutions” were developed in the 1930s as a way of helping juvenile offenders. A juvenile who had been charged with a crime would agree with the prosecutor to have his...

1Book140's March Read: The Battle for Justice in Palestine

The Atlantic Wire – 2015-03-09

Join our Twitter book club as we read Ali Abunimah's analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Criminal Justice Reform Demands Political Leadership, Not Editorials

The Huffington Post – 2015-05-23

Across the nation, there has been a recent barrage of media reports, in progressive as well as conservative publications, advocating and applauding reforms in the criminal justice system. Academics,...

5 stunning facts about American justice in Jon Krakauer's ‘Missoula’

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-06-05

Jon Krakauer’s best-selling exposé sheds light on rape in the United States.

There is no justice: What cops and courts get wrong about the human brain

Salon.com – 2015-06-07

Neuroscience explains why our justice system keeps sending innocent people to prison — and letting guilty ones go

Dave Eggers on working for justice through oral history: “There wasn’t much that allowed those people to seem fully human”

Salon.com – 2015-06-14

Salon talks to the editors of "Voice of Witness Reader," true stories of struggle in the U.S. and the world

Colombian army's top leadership not facing justice in killings, report says

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-25

Twenty-five-year-old street vendor Mauricio Duarte Guzman went out to play billiards one night in his rural Colombian home town of Gigante and never came home. His mother found him dead the next day...

Hey California, Justice Scalia discovers the 10th ring of hell, and we are it

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-27

As the United States of America evolves, slowly becoming a more tolerant and inclusive nation, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is getting left behind, and now he's taking out his wrath on...

Justice Scalia's method triumphs in Obamacare case, if not his views

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-27

It's not been a good week for Justice Antonin Scalia, who was on the losing end of major decisions on same-sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act and housing discrimination. But on the Obamacare case,...

Eli Roth's 'Green Inferno' devours the Internet's 'social justice warriors'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-10

Horror director Eli Roth is done with your clicktivism attitudes. The "social justice warriors" of the Internet are now the latest crop of victims in Roth's movie, "The Green Inferno." A seemingly...

Federal investigators want Justice Department probe of Hillary Clinton emails

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-25

The Department of Justice has been asked to open an investigation into the use of a personal email account by Hillary Rodham Clinton while she was secretary of State, after government investigators...

Stop executing the mentally ill: The real story of the death penalty and our broken criminal justice system

Salon.com – 2015-07-24

We're killing people who do not even know they are on death row. Basic humanity and morality demands a new approach

Justice Department asks judge to block enforcement of homeless camping ban

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-07

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday urged a judge to block enforcement of an anti-camping ordinance in Boise, Idaho, by employing the rationale from a seminal Los Angeles homeless-rights case.

Justice Kennedy's gay marriage opinion is celebrated again -- in wedding vows

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion legalizing same-sex marriage, it's unlikely that he intended to compose a preface for wedding vows. Yet his conclusion has...

Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood against Bobby Jindal

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-02

The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid...

'Longmire' EPs on the 'poetic justice' of the drama moving to Netflix

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-10

The sheriff is near.

LAPD gets $1 million for body cameras from Department of Justice

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

The Los Angeles Police Department was awarded $1 million in federal funds Monday to help buy more body cameras, part of about $20 million being distributed to dozens of agencies across the country to...

BookFilter: Karin Slaughter on Her New Thriller And The Family Secret That Fuels Her Passion For Justice

The Huffington Post – 2015-09-29

PRETTY GIRLS By Karin Slaughter $27.99; HarperLuxe Let's be clear: author Karin Slaughter is already a hugely popular, critically acclaimed author. Her books have sold well over 30 million copies...

New York Times' Eric Lichtblau Returns To Justice Department Beat After Subpoena Threat Wanes

The Huffington Post – 2015-10-30

NEW YORK -- New York Times reporter Eric Licthblau is returning to cover the Justice Department, a beat he left in 2009 amid threat of subpoena over a Pulitzer Prize-winning story on the National...

Federal judge slaps Justice Department for limits on medical marijuana

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-05

A recent federal court ruling in San Francisco is a blow to Justice Department efforts to limit the sale of medical marijuana in California and 22 other states, according to legal experts and...

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