On January 21, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. The question in this case, which concerns the copyright for a screenplay on which the movie Raging Bull was based, is whether the defense of “laches”--that is, that the other side delayed too long in bringing its claim--can be asserted to bar a copyright claim for damages falling within the three-year statute of limitations prescribed by Congress.

To discuss the case, we have Christina Mulligan, who is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law.

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