Judge Jackson ruled in 2000 that the tech titan was a monopoly that should be split in two before his removal from the case for "seriously tainting" proceedings.
New York man claimed in a lawsuit against the social network and Mark Zuckerberg that he had a 2003 contract that entitled him to a half ownership in the company.
An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that Jammie Thomas-Rasset acknowledged pirating. A judge concluded that Thomas-Rasset had lied about the possibility that her boyfriend and children were the ones that illegally uploaded songs to the Web.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacates a lower court's decision and rules that Thomas-Rasset, found by a judge to have lied about illegally uploading music, must pay the top four labels $222,000.
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.
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.
The ITC has initially found the Taiwanese company in violation of two Nokia patents, in response to a claim filed last year.
Earlier court order requiring a Wisconsin suspect in underage porn case to decrypt his hard drives for the FBI by the end of the day Tuesday -- or face contempt of court -- has been lifted.
Apple's previous retail chief is no longer J.C. Penney's CEO and has been replaced by the company's former chief executive.
The judge in the long-running copyright case has reduced a third verdict against Jammie Thomas from $1.5 million to $54,000, calling the jury-awarded amount "outrageously high."