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Stairway To Heaven case to return to Ninth Circuit appeals court, with more judges taking part this time

The Ninth Circuit appeals court in the US has announced that it will rehear the still ongoing ‘Stairway To Heaven’ plagiarism case. This time ‘en banc’, meaning a bigger team of judges will consider the arguments of both sides. En banc hearings are unusual and are generally only employed in important cases, so if nothing else, at least this long-running song-theft dispute can now officially be classified as “important”.

Read more: https://completemusicupdate.com/article/stairway-to-heaven-case-to-return-to-ninth-circuit-appeals-court-with-more-judges-taking-part-this-time/