First Amendment protects ‘The Hurt Locker’ from publicity rights claim

22-02-2016

First Amendment protects ‘The Hurt Locker’ from publicity rights claim

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Academy Award-winning film “The Hurt Locker” is protected by the First Amendment and did not infringe a US soldier’s publicity rights, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled.


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