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Friday, December 7, 2018

After Dispute, ‘Mockingbird’ Blends Novel’s Spirit and Sorkin’s Voice Onstage by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

Harper Lee’s estate objected to elements of Aaron Sorkin’s early stage adaptation. Now it arrives on Broadway with concessions from both sides.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Is Back on Track, as Court Dispute Ends by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

A legal battle had been waged over whether a stage adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” strayed too far from Harper Lee’s novel. On Thursday, the suits were settled.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Courtroom Drama: Producer Offers to Stage Disputed ‘Mockingbird’ for Judge by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

The disagreement over the characterization of Atticus Finch expands to a second lawsuit between the producers and the Lee estate.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

We Asked 7 Lawyers to Untangle the Broadway Fight Over ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

Here is how our panel of lawyers looked at key issues in a lawsuit over Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel.

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