Google Says Court Can't Scrub Case From Internet

Law360, Houston (April 9, 2014, 6:54 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. and the State Bar of Texas on Wednesday told a state appeals court that a trial court exceeded its authority when it issued an expunction order in an attorney discipline case that would require the Internet to be scrubbed of any mention of the proceeding.

Jackson Walker LLP attorney Chip Babcock argued to a panel of the First District Court of Appeals that a Galveston County District Court’s order forcing Internet search engines to delete publicly available information about a disciplinary proceeding against Houston attorney Calvin C. Jackson would entail poring over trillions of Web pages and requesting third...

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