'Angels And Demons' Plagiarism Appeal Rejected By High Court

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider the appeal of a man who alleges fellow author Dan Brown wrote the best-selling novel "Angels and Demons" using plagiarized material.

The high court rejected writer John F. Dunn's petition for a writ of certiorari to reconsider his allegations that Brown and "Angels and Demons" publisher Simon & Schuster Inc. copied elements from Dunn's book for use in Brown's religious thriller, months after the First Circuit determined that no reasonable jury could find the two books substantially...
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