Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Law and Order goes to Court for Real

Lawyer Wins Bid to Depose 'Law &; Order' Producers in Libel Suit

New York Law Journal

Attorney Ravi Batra can question "Law & Order" producer Dick Wolf in connection with a $15 million libel action the lawyer filed in 2004 against 35 defendants, including Wolf and NBC Universal, a New York judge has ruled. The suit centers around a "Law & Order" episode entitled "Floater," in which a bald Indian-American matrimonial attorney called "Ravi Patel" is depicted bribing a Supreme Court justice in Brooklyn.