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Zachary James Levine

Zachary Levine’s Legal Guides

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  • Restrictions on live-streaming and archiving of court proceedings may be unconstitutional

    Commonwealth v. Barnes, SJC-11036 and Commonwealth v. Diorio, SJC-11052 On May 2, 2011, WBUR-FM, a National Public Radio station in Boston began broadcasting live streaming video over the internet of proceedings taking place in the Quincy Division of the District Court Departmen...

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  • Updates from the Cloud -- The "JOBS Act"

    On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act), which makes rather significant changes to the way that money can be raised for many business, but especially small businesses raising funds online. Almost any transaction for...

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  • Clickwrap, Browsewrap, and now Referencewrap?

    Fadal Machining Centers, LLC v. Compumachine, Inc., 2011 WL 6254979 (9th Cir. December 15, 2011) Fadal Machining Centers, LLC manufactures machines and parts that were distributed by Compumachine, Inc. This relationship existed pursuant to a distributor agreement that was draft...

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  • The Application of FACTA to Emailed Receipts and Drafting Tips for Forum Selection Clauses

    Simonoff v. Expedia, Inc., No. 10-35595 (9th Cir. May 24, 2011) Expedia, Inc. operates a travel website that accepts credit cards and debit cards for the reservation of flights, hotels, cars, cruises, etc. Plaintiff Simonoff purchased travel arrangements through Expedias websit...

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  • Is Your Online Contract Enforceable?

    Introduction In order to decide if a contract is procedurally unconscionable, courts consider factors such as how the contract was entered into, whether the parties had adequate time to read and unde

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  • Why You Should Audit Your Legal Documents

    Introduction Most contracts are not required by law to be in writing but a written contract preserves the intent of the parties and makes sure that there is no confusion if a dispute arises in the fu

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  • How to prepare a term sheet for your attorney

    Why should you prepare a term sheet? This document, which will outline the basic points of your intended agreement, will not only make dealing with your attorney easier, and faster, it might even sav

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