Judge OKs Webcast Of Zyprexa Hearing

Law360, New York (March 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in charge of multidistrict litigation over Eli Lilly & Co.'s Zyprexa will open his courtroom to the cameras, after granting a request by a media outlet to broadcast proceedings over the Internet.

Issuing his order Thursday over the objections of the drugmaker, District Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York invoked the public good in approving the request of Courtroom View Network to film a status conference in the product liability litigation.

“Since tens of thousands of individuals, organizations...
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