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Google Moves For Mistrial In Legal Battle With Oracle
2012-05-10 05:08:54

Google´s lead attorney filed a motion on Tuesday asking the U.S. District Judge overseeing its copyright and patent trial with Oracle to declare a mistrial. The move was driven by a mixed verdict delivered on Monday in the copyright phase of the trial.  The jury found that Google had violated Oracle´s copyrights in using 37 of Java´s “application programming interfaces,” or APIs, when it developed the Android mobile operating system.  However, it was...

Jury Question Suggests Possible Impasse In Oracle-Google Trial
2012-05-04 07:07:08

After more than 20 hours of deliberations spread over the past four days, the jury in the high profile Oracle-Google case may be struggling to reach a verdict in the copyright phase of the trial, according to multiple media reports late Thursday evening. A member of the 12-person jury sent a note to U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Thursday afternoon, asking would happen if the panel was unable to reach an agreement on a verdict. "What happens if we can't reach a unanimous decision...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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