Saturday, October 7, 2006

Neither a borrower nor a lender be?

I frequently base the memo and brief problems I create on the facts of actual cases, changing some of the details and changing the jurisdiction. Good thing I am not a prosecutor.

California's Second District Court of Appeals has ruled that a district attorney cannot prosecute a rape case because the novel she is writing has borrowed too many facts from that case. Read the whole story on Law.com.

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