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Thursday, July 21, 2011

UK Court Dismisses Plagiarism Case Against JK Rowling

The plagiarism case brought seven years ago by the estate of Adrian Jacobs against J. K. Rowling has been dismissed by a UK court. Trustee Paul Allen had been ordered to post a bond before the case could go forward. Because he failed to do so this week, the court dismissed the action. The estate could still bring the action in another jurisdiction; however, a U.S. court dismissed a similar action earlier this year.

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