Michael Jordan Calls Foul On Image Row Sanction Bid

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Basketball legend Michael Jordan on Thursday slammed an attempt for sanctions by Safeway Inc. and one of its Chicago-area grocery units in a right to publicity suit, saying that their allegations that he had destroyed evidence were lies.

Jordan, who is accusing Safeway and Dominick's Finer Foods LLC of improperly using his likeness in a magazine ad, asserted in an opposition brief filed in Illinois federal court that throughout the discovery process he turned over any relevant documents to the grocery chain and never destroyed any...
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