Dean Atyia

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Recently, in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court provided substantial guidance in an unsettled area of law by holding that, when deciding whether to award attorneys’ fees under 17 U.S.C. §505, the Copyright Act’s fee-shifting provision, a court should give substantial weight to the objective reasonableness of the losing party’s position while still taking into account all other circumstances relevant to granting fees. Background This story begins with…
Last week, Patrick Reynolds, the Pro Bono Net and Montana Legal Services Association 2013 AmeriCorps VISTA, wrapped up his year of service. We conducted an interview with him to reflect on his experience and learn more about what’s next for Patrick. Join us in thanking Patrick for his hard work on behalf of the Access to Justice Community! Pro Bono Net: What interested you in the VISTA program and in service with Pro Bono Net…
The LSNTAP / PBN webinar on October 23rd, covered many topics relating to the use of technology for pro bono engagement, and contained a great deal of practical advice for new projects to keep in mind, learned over the course of several distinct projects. The presenters for the webinar from Pro Bono Net were Mirenda Watkins, the LawHelp Interactive Coordinator, Adam Friedl, the Pro Bono Coordinator, and Liz Keith, the LawHelp Program Manager, as well…