Geragos Calls NY Judge 'Naive,' Loses Kesha Injunction Bid

Law360, New York (February 19, 2016, 3:10 PM EST) -- New York State Judge Shirley W. Kornreich on Friday denied Kesha's bid to block Sony from enforcing its recording contracts with her at a testy hearing in which the singer's counsel Mark Geragos said the judge was being "somewhat naive" and the judge rejected the California lawyer-to-the-stars' arguments as "fantasy."

Judge Kornreich — having heard that Sony Music Entertainment and its Kemosabe Records LLC unit were willing to let Kesha Rose Sebert perform her contractually required creative work in a setting sequestered from the man she said raped her, her estranged producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald — could not see why...

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