Courthouse Furor Over the COVID Pandemic Did Not Warrant New Trial for Damages, Holds Second Circuit

In ABKCO Music, Inc. v. Sagan, No. 20-3816 (2d Cir. Oct. 6, 2022), the Second Circuit reviews cross-appeals from a jury trial of a Copyright Act case. Among the issues presented was whether the jury deliberation, taking place against the backdrop of the COVID lockdown, was unfairly rushed. The defendant William Sagan owned a troveContinue reading “Courthouse Furor Over the COVID Pandemic Did Not Warrant New Trial for Damages, Holds Second Circuit”