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Bob Dylan Requires “Financial Sanctions” In opposition to Attorneys of Accuser

Bob Dylan Requires “Financial Sanctions” In opposition to Attorneys of Accuser

Bob Dylan Calls for "Monetary Sanctions" Against Lawyers of Accuser


A lawsuit claiming that Bob Dylan repeatedly sexually assaulted an unnamed 12-year-old woman in 1965 was dropped final month, and now attorneys for the singer are calling for “financial sanctions” towards the authorized crew that filed it (by way of Billboard).

The go well with was dated someday earlier than the window closed on New York’s Youngster Protecting Act, which opened the statute of limitations and allowed survivors of decades-old abuses to hunt justice. Dylan students instantly referred to as into query the submitting’s timeline, which didn’t match the general public report of his actions.

Then, throughout the discovery course of in July of this yr, the lady failed to show over textual content messages and emails, with Dylan’s attorneys saying her actions “strongly suggests Plaintiff has destroyed proof immediately related to the central factual allegations.” On July twenty eighth, the case was dismissed with prejudice, that means it can’t be refiled.

Dylan’s legal professionals have accused her attorneys, Daniel Isaacs and Peter Gleason, of “brazen” misconduct and “systematic discovery violations.”

“Mr. Isaacs and Mr. Gleason mustn’t have introduced this motion — accusing defendant of a heinous crime — if they didn’t intend to responsibly litigate it,” Orin Snyder, Dylan’s lead lawyer, wrote to the decide August 4th. “It’s greater than applicable to carry them accountable.”

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No demanded greenback quantity has been made public. In conditions resembling this, it is not uncommon to ask that the opposing attorneys pay the defendant’s authorized charges, which is probably going within the tens of 1000’s of {dollars}.

Subsequent month, Dylan will embark on his first European tour in 5 years. Tickets can be found right here.



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