Judge Hints That Rather, CBS Spat May Go Forward

Law360, New York (January 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The judge overseeing Dan Rather's $70 million lawsuit against CBS Corp. has hinted that he will allow the veteran news anchor's defamation and breach of contract case to move forward, although he has yet to rule on the network's bid to dismiss.

Judge Ira Gammerman of the New York Supreme Court said in a hearing on Wednesday that he will clear the way for discovery to begin – a move he had said he would wait to take until he had reviewed CBS' motion to toss...
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