Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Oct 2012 13:47 UTC
Legal "Samsung has now filed an unredacted version of its motion for judgment as a matter of law, a new trial, and/or remittitur. That's the one that was originally filed with a redacted section we figured out was about the foreman, Velvin Hogan. The judge ordered it filed unsealed, and so now we get to read all about it. It's pretty shocking to see the full story. I understand now why Samsung tried to seal it. They call Mr. Hogan untruthful in voir dire (and I gather in media interviews too), accuse him of 'implied bias' and of tainting the process by introducing extraneous 'evidence' of his own during jury deliberations, all of which calls, Samsung writes, for an evidentiary hearing and a new trial with an unbiased jury as the cure." It's a treasure trove of courtroom drama, this. Like this one: Hogan got sued by his former employer Seagate in 1993, causing him to go bankrupt. The lawyer in said case is now married to one of the partners of the law firm representing Samsung in this case. Samsung seems to implicitly - and sometimes explicitly - argue that Hogan had a score to settle in this case, because - get this - Samsung has been Seagate's largest shareholder since last year. Hogan failed to disclose the Seagate lawsuit during voire dire, which is a pretty serious matter. No matter whose side you're on, this is John Grisham-worthy.
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RE[11]: Clutching at straws
by Hiev on Thu 4th Oct 2012 18:09 UTC in reply to "RE[10]: Clutching at straws"
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You are so delusional, what "crap" are you talking about?

OOXML became an ISO standard, tell me, how did that affected ISO? and what with the fact MS didn't comply entirely with the specification? is not mandatory, just like no browser comply with HTML 5. MS implemented the requirements of the ISO, yeah, even fixing the part of the OOXML specification to make it more open, but hey, Groklaw's and you don't care or omit the history.

So don't try to tell me what happened cause I was also there reading Groklaw's non sense and the opinionated trolls that follow it.

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