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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.  
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Jassy Serves on Bar Association Panel to Discuss First Amendment Issues
June 2019 - Jean-Paul served on a panel for the Los Angeles County Bar Association alongside UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky to discuss recent developments in First Amendment law.   An article about the event can be found here.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan Secures Jury Verdict on Behalf of Yahoo
May 2019 - A California federal jury unanimously found on May 22, 2019, that National Union, an AIG subsidiary, acted in bad faith when it failed to defend Yahoo in connection with various underlying class action lawsuits.  The jury verdict followed a five-day trial in the United States District Court, Northern District of California.   Will Um and Elizabeth Baldridge secured the jury verdict on behalf of Yahoo.