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Wisconsin poet alleges CBS lifted her copyrighted work for use in Criminal Minds episode

Sherry Jiao Apr. 27, 2015, 11:14am

BarinholtzA Wisconsin woman is claiming copyright infringement over a popular television show’s alleged use of her poem without giving her credit.Susan Lynn Kugler filed suit on April 17 in federal court in Chicago against defendants CBS Studios, Paramount Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and ABC Studios.Kugler, who is represented by attorney

Appeals panel upholds dismissal of Northwestern professor's defamation suit vs Sun-Times over sexual assault allegations

Sherry Jiao Apr. 23, 2015, 10:47am

A state appeals panel has refused to allow a former Northwestern University professor to resume his suit against several Chicago news media outlets, which he alleged defamed him by wrongly accusing him of rape in headlines connected to stories reporting a female student’s sexual abuse allegations against him.