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New York Times v. Tasini

Docket No.: 00-201
Certiorari Granted: Nov 6 2000
Argued: March 28, 2001
Decided: June 25, 2001

Topics:

17 U.S.C. 201, Economic Activity, Article I, Civil Procedure, Commerce Clause, EPA, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, abuse of discretion, copyright, preemption, willful violation

PartyNames: New York Times Company, Inc., et al. v. Jonathan Tasini, et al.
Petitioner: New York Times Company, Inc., et al.
Respondent: Jonathan Tasini, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 206 F.3d 161
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

New York Times Company, Inc., et al.
v.
Jonathan Tasini, et al.
533 U.S. 483 (2001)
Question:

Do print and electronic publishers violate the copyrights of freelance authors when they include the freelancers' already-published articles in computer databases without the author's permission?

New York Times v. Tasini
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 28, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Tasini, 2 vote(s) against
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