Jackson wins copyright case

Variety Jackson wins copyright case
Adam Sandler (2)
Feb 16, 1994

A Denver Federal court jury ruled Tuesday that pop star Michael Jackson did not steal the hit song "Dangerous" from a local songwriter.

The four-man, four-woman U.S. District Court jury deliberated for less than three hours before reaching its verdict in the five-day copyright infringement case brought by aspiring recording artist Crystal Cartier.

Jackson gives his ‘Dangerous’ testimony

Variety
Jackson gives his ‘Dangerous’ testimony
Adam Sandler (2)
Feb 15, 1994

Michael Jackson surprised spectators in a Denver court Monday when he testified in a copyright infringement case brought by a budding songwriter who claims Jackson stole her version of "Dangerous."
"I wrote the lyrics for ‘Dangerous,’ " Jackson said on the fifth day of the trial in songwriter Crystal Cartier’s lawsuit claiming Jackson infringed her copyright.

Jackson said he also wrote the song’s melody.

Jackson accuser is ‘very happy’ with settlement – 1994

Copyright 1994 BPI Communications, Inc. The Hollywood Reporter January 26, 1994, Wednesday LENGTH: 834 words HEADLINE: Jackson accuser is ‘very happy’ with settlement BYLINE: Jeffrey Jolson-Colburn BODY: Michael Jackson’s 14-year-old accuser is “very happy” with the resolution announced Tuesday in the molestation case, according to his attorney, who negotiated a Continue Reading