O.J. Publisher Vows To Fight Back After Firing

Law360, New York (December 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Fired in the wake of commissioning O.J. Simpson’s controversial mea culpa, book publisher Judith Regan has no intention of leaving HarperCollins quietly, promising an all-out war against her former employer.

Regan, who has long been a divisive figure in the publishing world, was terminated late last week, purportedly right before the company’s Friday night holiday party.

“Judith Regan’s employment with HarperCollins has been terminated effective immediately,” said Jane Friedman, president and CEO of HarperCollins Worldwide, in a tersely worded statement.

HarperCollins offered no further details regarding...
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