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   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
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 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy and Vick Teaching First Amendment Law at USC Law School
August 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy and Kevin Vick started teaching a full semester course on the First Amendment at the University of Southern California Law School.  
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   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy Selected Again to The Best Lawyers in America®
August 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy was again selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in First Amendment Law, Litigation - First Amendment and Media Law.  
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   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy Interviewed For Podcast Discussing First Amendment Limits To Targeting Contractors
August 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy was interviewed for the Daily Journal podcast discussing the First Amendment limits, and potential First Amendment challenges, to actions by the City of Los Angeles and other local governments targeting bidders for contract work on the proposed border wall. A link to the podcast can be found here (beginning at 01:10).  
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   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
11 Journalists Represented by Jassy Vick Carolan Avoid Taking Stand as Prosecution's case comes to end in Colonies corruption trial
July 2017 - 11 current and former journalists at the Southern California News Group subpoenaed to testify by the prosecution in one of San Bernardino County's largest public corruption cases avoid having to take the stand as parties reach stipulations on admission of published statements in lieu of testimony, despite earlier court ruling finding journalists' could be compelled to testify about published statements.  
NATIONAL TIER 1
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Carolan Listed Again in Super Lawyers
July 2017 - Duffy Carolan is listed again in Northern California Super Lawyers in a peer-review process that includes only 5% of area attorneys.  Carolan is listed in Media & Advertising.  
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   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
   Media Law
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Carolan Obtains Fair Use Victory for Providence Publications
July 2017 - Duffy Carolan obtained a dismissal of all counts under the nominative fair use defense in trademark infringement and Lanham Act case involving defendant Providence Publication's use of plaintiff Applied Underwriters trademarks in title of online seminar critical of Applied's insurance program EquityComp.  The Eastern District of California granted Providence's motion to dismiss with leave to amend.