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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.  
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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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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.  
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Vick Speaks To The Wrap About Emotional Distress Claims Against The Media
June 2017 - Kevin Vick provided The Wrap with comment regarding First Amendment barriers to emotional distress claims against the media.  Vick explained that "courts usually reject emotional distress claims against the media because they are subject to First Amendment limitations."  See here.  
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Vick Elected to Board of Trustees of Los Angeles County Bar Association
June 2017 - Kevin Vick was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  Vick, former Chair of the Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Section of the County Bar, will serve a two-year term as a Trustee.  See here.  
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Carolan Serves on Panel to Discuss Take Down Requests
May 2017 - Duffy Carolan served on panel with news publishers to discuss threatened libel actions and take down requests at California News Publishers Association's annual Press Summit in Santa Monica, CA.