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Jassy, Carolan and Um Listed Again in The Best Lawyers in America
August 2019 - Duffy Carolan, William Um and Jean-Paul Jassy were listed again in The Best Lawyers in America, a peer-selected honor. Carolan has been listed since 2008, and was recognized in the fields of Litigation - First Amendment and Media Law.   Um has been listed since 2017, and was recognized in the field of Insurance Law.   Jassy has been listed since 2011, and was recognized in the fields of First Amendment Law, Litigation - First Amendment and Media Law.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan Wins Motion to Unseal Poway Shooting Search Warrant Records for Media Clients
July 2019 - The San Diego Superior Court granted Jassy Vick Carolan's media clients' motion to unseal seventeen search warrants in the Poway synagogue shooting case. Associate Elizabeth Baldridge appeared on behalf of the the San Diego Union-Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, KFMB News 8, FOX5 San Diego, and the Associated Press at the hearing. The unsealing allowed access to information about the alleged shooter's home, online activity, and bank records through the affidavits supporting the warrants. Among other information, Jassy Vick Carolan's clients were able to report details about how the alleged shooter bought the weapon used in the attack. A San Diego Union-Tribune article reporting on the unsealing can be found here.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP filed amicus brief in important student speech rights case
July 2019 - The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of speech rights for a UC San Diego student newspaper in a watershed case, The Koala v. Khosla.   Jean-Paul Jassy and Kevin Vick filed an amicus brief for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the Cato Institute in support of the student newspaper.   An article by FIRE about the case can be found here.  
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Carolan 15th Year to be Named to Super Lawyers – Northern California Edition
July 2019 - Duffy Carolan was named for the 15th consecutive year to the Northern California edition of Super Lawyers, following a peer-nominated, peer-reviewed and independently researched process to find the top 5% of attorneys in Northern California.   Carolan was listed in the field of Media & Advertising.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan Petitions Superior Court to Unseal Synagogue Shooting Search Warrants
June 2019 - The San Diego Superior Court will hear argument on a motion to unseal search warrants in the Poway synagogue shooting case that Jassy Vick Carolan brought on behalf of media entities San Diego Union-Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, KFMB News 8, FOX5 San Diego, and the Associated Press.   The motion is set for hearing on July 25, 2019.   An article covering the unsealing motion can be found here.