Nice Try, but Claiming Copyright Won’t Save You from Discipline

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Illinois lawyer Joanne Denison created a blog about courtroom corruption that landed her in hot water with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (IARDC) for “alleging professional misconduct in making false statements on her Blog.” In a creative and novel response, Denison tried suing the IARDC for including content from her blog in its complaint.

It didn’t work.

(h/t The Volokh Conspiracy via TechDirt)

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