Law360, Los Angeles (June 23, 2016, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury Thursday rejected claims that Led Zeppelin stole the famed opening riff of their 1971 megahit "Stairway to Heaven" from a song by the band Spirit, handing the legendary English rock band a victory in the high-profile trial a day after closing arguments.
From left: Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham; singer Robert Plant; bassist John Paul Jones; and guitarist Jimmy Page at a 2012 event. After just under a day of deliberations following a six-day trial in Los Angeles, jurors cleared the legendary rock band's guitarist and singer of claims that they...
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