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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Privacy Concerns for iPhone Owners, Motorists

Posted in Privacy Law
The NY Times tech blog broke this story revealing that 3G-enabled Apple iOS devices—including the iPhone 4 and iPad—keep a secret file on each device that logs and records the device’s location. The file, which is called ‘consolidated.db,’ keeps track of GPS data on 3G-enabled Apple devices and regularly updates itself with a user’s location…Information … Continue Reading

Evidence, Witness Tampering & Bias Added to Invasion of Privacy Charges Against Rutgers Student

Posted in New Jersey, Privacy Law
A Middlesex County grand jury returned a 15-count indictment against nineteen-year-old Dharun Ravi, the former roommate of the Rutgers music student who committed suicide last September. Ravi was already facing criminal invasion of privacy charges, for secretly recording his roommate, eighteen-year-old Tyler Clementi, having a homosexual encounter using a webcam. Ravi now faces additional charges … Continue Reading

Working From the Firm’s Columbus OH Office this Week

Posted in Ohio
Despite being wired in with most of the latest technology, since my firm has offices in both Ohio and New Jersey, it’s inevitable that I travel between the two states from time to time. This week I’m in the Columbus office, and made it a point to attend a lunchtime seminar on legal blogging, at … Continue Reading

Guilty or Not, Bonds Will Be Remembered

Posted in Uncategorized
The Barry Bonds verdicts are in. Sort of. The jury found Bonds guilty—not guilty of lying to a grand jury—guilty of one count of obstruction of justice, for allegedly misleading investigators, giving evasive testimony, etc. The jury hung on the other three charges. In our criminal justice system, no defendant is guilty of a crime unless the … Continue Reading

Bahgat Law LLC Opens New Office in New Brunswick NJ

Posted in Uncategorized
View Larger Map I am pleased to announce that our New Brunswick, New Jersey office is now open for business. The office is located at 96 Paterson Street, at the corner of Joyce Kilmer Avenue, one block west of the Middlesex County Courthouse. New Brunswick, a/k/a New Jersey’s “Hub City,” is roughly both 40 minutes … Continue Reading