Saturday, September 25, 2010

Lead attorney for Al Franken campaign to defend Carnahan in Fox News Channel lawsuit

Marc Elias, the lead attorney for Al Franken's prolonged, but eventually successful, campaign for U. S. Senate has signed on to represent the Robin Carnahan campaign in defending against the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Fox News and its anchor Chris Wallace.

Documents filed in U. S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri show the motion for Elias and Ezar Reese to appear in court representing the Carnahan campaign was filed Tuesday, with Judge Gary Fenner signing off on it Wednesday.

Reese, a Washington-based lawyer, specializes in political law.

Both men are with the Perkins Cole firm.

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