Dozens of students from local law schools crowded the First US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston today to hear the arguments in a file sharing lawsuit brought by the recording industry, the first case of its kind to reach the federal appellate level.
Lawyers for Boston University graduate student Joel Tenenbaum – including a Harvard Law student — asked the court to reduce a $67,500 judgment against Tenenbaum for sharing 30 songs on the Internet.
Lawyers for the Recording Industry Association of America, meanwhile, asked the court to increase the judgment.
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Written by: Martin Finucane on 4/4/11- Originally published on Boston.com