9th Circ. Skeptical About Tossing 'Gangland' Unmasking Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 6, 2013, 8:17 PM EST) -- The producers of the History Channel crime series "Gangland" urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to toss a former gang member's privacy suit under a California free speech law, but the appellate panel suggested the plaintiff has a meritorious claim over the show's disclosure of his identity. 

A&E Television Networks LLC and Gangland Productions Inc. said a federal judge erred by denying their anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation motion to strike the anonymous plaintiff's claims arising out of their alleged false promise to him that they...
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