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.

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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.

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Jackson suit settled

Variety Jackson suit settled Adam Sandler (2) Jan 26, 1994 While still proclaiming their client’s innocence, attorneys for Michael Jackson announced they have reached an out-of-court settlement with the 14 -year-old boy who claimed he was sexually molested by the entertainer. “He’s an innocent man who does not intend to […]

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