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2 Responses to "Book News for Friday, April 21, 2006"
April 22, 2006 at 08:58 AM
You may be interested in the following facts, all verified by legal filings at: http://www.davincilegacy.com/Infringement/. If you do find it appropriate, I would be grateful for any follow-ups to help correct the omissions and distortions in the Random House PR spin machine's hand-outs. - Random House sued ME; not the other way around. - Random House filed suit to silence the facts I was posting on the web. - There has been NO trial on the facts, only the Random House effort to prevent a trial. - The only sworn statements made under penalty of perjury are affidavits from me and my experts, nothing from RH. - The judge refused to consider any expert analysis proving plagiarism. - Despite suing me first, Random House & Sony are trying to make me pay the legal fees they spent to sue me. - Contrary to the Random House spin, I am not alleging plagiarism of general issues, but of
several hundred very specific ones.
- This is not about money. Anything I win goes to charity. - My law firm is preparing the certiorari petition now to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court I am also expanding the team to include experts with constitutional/scholarly experience. The biggest issue (other than the Second Circuit not following its own rules) is the fact that the Ninth Circuit out here on the West Coast has standards regarding infringement that are significantly different from the Second Circuit's especially when it comes to interpreting the lay reader role with regard to summary judgement. The 9th consistently denies summary judgement (allowing a trial on the facts) even in cases where there are far more significant issues and far fewer of them than we have shown so far in our case. And while the 9th has a reputation as the most overturned circuit in the nation, the Supreme Court as consistently upheld its rulings in copyright infringement.' In the pr
April 21, 2006 at 03:19 PM
But will the movie be better than "The Fish that Saved Pittsburgh" (starring none other than Dr. J!)?
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