Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Raging Bull

From Reuters,
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived a copyright lawsuit against movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. concerning an early screenplay for what became the iconic boxing movie "Raging Bull."

The court held on a 6-3 vote that Paula Petrella, daughter of deceased screenwriter Frank Petrella, could pursue a lawsuit against MGM for infringing the copyright of a 1963 screenplay upon which she says the movie was based.
The case has been remanded for further action, and the Los Angeles Times has a bit more explanation. Care to read the slip opinion? Check out SCOTUSblog for more updates as they develop.