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Legal fight escalates over Aaron Sorkin adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

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The head of the production company says he can put on a performance of the play for a judge to make his case.
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Scott Rudin Sues Harper Lee Estate For $10 Million Over Broadway Production of 'Mockingbird'

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The upcoming Broadway production of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' has inspired legal drama offstage, with lawsuits filed over the stage adaptation of the novel.
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Aaron Sorkin's Play of To Kill a Mockingbird May Have Its First Run-Through in a Federal Courtroom

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Legal battles continue over the To Kill a Mockingbird Broadway play, as producer Scott Rudin filed a federal lawsuit against author Harper Lee's estate on Monday. The producer is eager to get the Aaron Sorkin-penned adaptation to the public, despite protestations from Tonja B. Carter, executor of Lee's estate. Carter filed a lawsuit against the production last month on the grounds that it offers an unfair interpretation of the novel's patriarch, Atticus Finch. The play allegedly portrays Finch with a touch of moral ambiguity, rather than as the unwavering, principled hero from the novel.
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Almost a year before he turned in his report, Mueller warned that much of...

Almost a year before he turned in his report, Mueller warned that much of the coverage of his probe wasn't true

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Takeaways from the Mueller report summary

Takeaways from the Mueller report summary

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