Yoko Ono Loses Bid To Bar Film That Uses 'Imagine'

Law360, New York (June 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Yoko Ono will appeal a federal court ruling denying her bid to bar the distribution of a controversial documentary that uses portions of her late husband John Lennon's song “Imagine” in a critique on the theory of evolution, her lawyer said Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Sidney H. Stein of the Southern District of New York denied a motion for preliminary injunction in the case, which Ono and Lennon's two sons, Sean and Julian, brought against the producers of “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed” for using the song...
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