At a District of Massachusetts hearing about whether music downloader Joel Tenenbaum should have a new copyright infringement trial or whether the court should reduce the $675,000 jury verdict, lawyers debated Congress' intent in setting infringement damages. The case is headed for a third trial following Chief Judge Michael Davis' order last month to cut the verdict to $54,000. Davis' order called the verdict "monstrous and shocking."
At Hearing, Boston Music Downloader Argues for New Trial or Reduced Verdict
The National Law Journal
February 24, 2010