Google, Oracle Spar Over 7th Amendment At High Court

By Bill Donahue (August 7, 2020, 4:27 PM EDT) -- Responding to an unusual call for extra briefing, Google and Oracle on Friday filed dueling arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court over whether their decadelong copyright war should end with an anti-climactic ruling on appellate deference.

The U.S. Supreme Court asked Google and Oracle for briefs about appellate deference in May, after agreeing to take up a copyright dispute in which the Federal Circuit has twice sided with Oracle. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

The "supplemental" briefs, filed at the unprompted request of the high court, dealt with whether the Federal Circuit was too rigorous when it overturned a jury verdict that...

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