High Court Must Hear Fair-Use Case Now, Photographer Says

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Photographer Patrick Cariou fired back Monday at claims that his petition to the U.S. Supreme Court over the fair-use doctrine was filed prematurely, arguing that the Second Circuit ruling at issue would “forever be insulated from review” without an immediate high court trip.

Cariou is currently trying to get the justices to consider overturning the April ruling, which said that appropriation artist Richard Prince was mostly protected by the fair-use doctrine when he used Cariou’s images for his pieces.

The photographer filed a petition for writ...
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