Kiwi Camara, one of Thomas-Rasset's attorneys, tells CNET his client will take the fight over the $222,000 she's been ordered to pay the RIAA "all the way" to the Supreme Court.
Attorney Joe Sibley and partner Kiwi Camara may be an unlikely pair, but that's partly why defendant Jammie Thomas-Rasset is in good hands.
The woman found liable for sharing 24 copyrighted songs on the Web asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case due to "crippling statutory damages" of $222,000 awarded by an appeals court.
The Supreme Court has denied Psystar's request to review an injunction against it set by a lower court in 2009 and upheld last September.
Social-publishing site Scribd is accused of egregious copyright infringement by lawyers defending Jammie Thomas-Rasset against the music industry. They call it "YouTube for documents."
One of Thomas-Rasset's attorneys says she will appeal and will argue that the $1.9 million in damages she was ordered to pay are unconstitutional.
Lawyers for the Minnesota woman ordered last month to pay $1.92 million in damages for the illegal sharing of 24 copyrighted songs say judgment is "grossly excessive."
Florida company was ordered by a federal judge to stop selling Mac clones earlier this week, but there are conflicting reports as to whether the company has shut down permanently.
Music industry says Thomas-Rasset can put the case behind her if she agrees to ask judge to vacate his judgment from last week, and pay $25,000.
Instead of having to pay $80,000 for each of the 24 songs she was accused of illegally downloading, a court now says she must pay $2,250 per violation.