Super Bowl Kerfuffle

by Ted Frank on February 5, 2004

By popular demand: “Terri Carlin wants to make Janet Jackson’s bare breast into a federal case.” (“Tenn. Woman Files Suit Over Super Bowl”, AP, Feb. 5; Randy Kenner, “State of undress causes distress”, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Feb. 5; complaint). See updates Feb. 8, Feb. 14 (case withdrawn); May 28 (another case loses).

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1 Jumping To Conclusions 02.06.04 at 1:49 am

Lawsuit kickoff

By now, I’m sure many people have heard of the idiot who became the first to file a lawsuit against Janet Jackson’s breasts (or something like that). The news coverage has quoted the claim that the stunt caused people to…

2 Jumping To Conclusions 02.06.04 at 1:50 am

Lawsuit kickoff

By now, I’m sure many people have heard of the idiot who became the first to file a lawsuit against Janet Jackson’s breasts (or something like that). The news coverage has quoted the claim that the stunt caused people to…

3 Notes from the (Legal) Underground 02.08.04 at 8:21 am

Lawsuits Deconstructed #1

Many have questioned the validity of the federal class action arising out of the Janet Jackson brouhaha, but few have fully explained the lawsuit’s lack of legal merit. Even those who scoff at the lawsuit assume it might be more

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