Righthaven Loses Again, Has To Pay More Attorneys Fees... And Has Lawyer Scolded By The Court

from the schadenfreude dept

The hits just keep on coming for Righthaven. Having already lost in Colorado, in its case against Leland Wolf (though, likely in all of its cases, since the same judge is handling them all), Righthaven has been told that it needs to pay Wolf's legal fees as well, to the tune of $32,147.50 along with additional costs of $1,000.85. Plus, Wolf and his lawyers have been told they can add on some more legal fees for the costs of the hearing in question. But, really, the best part of the minutes from the 13 minute hearing are that immediately after Righthaven's lawyer, Shawn Mangano, makes his argument, the minutes note:
The Court admonishes Mr. Mangano regarding his lack of civility.
Perhaps he's too busy trying to protect Righthaven assets from the US Marshals service to be civil these days.
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Filed Under: attorneys fees, colorado, copyright troll, shawn mangano
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    ken (profile), 11 Nov 2011 @ 9:23am

    At least one bank account has been seized but Shawn Mangano said it was no big deal because it had less that $1000. Mangano's cavalier attitude towards the seizures is very shocking for a lawyer.

    It is possible Righthaven is moving money around to hide it from the US Marshals. If that is the case they may be committing felonies.

    http://www.vegasinc.com/news/2011/nov/10/marshals-execute-against-righthaven-bank-accou nt/

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