9th Circ. Judge Wants 'Monkey Selfie' Redo

Law360 (May 29, 2018, 6:13 PM EDT) -- A Ninth Circuit judge has added a new chapter to the bizarre courtroom battle over the "monkey selfie," asking the full appeals court to consider rehearing its ruling last month that animals cannot sue for copyright infringement.

In a filing on Friday, the court said that an unnamed Ninth Circuit judge had requested, without prompting from the parties, that the full court vote on whether to rehear the case. New briefs on the issue are due within 21 days.

Such en banc rehearings are exceedingly rare, but if granted, it could set aside a ruling last month that Naruto — the...

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