Friday 19 January 2018

Kareem Raheem: Why the families of Batman massacre are wasting their time suing Warner Bros

FAMILIES of victims and survivors of the deadly shooting at the Batman movie who seek to sue Warner Bros and other companies behind The Dark Knight Rises are unlikely to get very far.

FAMILIES of victims and survivors of the deadly shooting at the Batman movie who seek to sue Warner Bros and other companies behind The Dark Knight Rises are unlikely to get very far.

The main reason, legal experts said, is that companies are rarely held liable for the intentional crimes of non-employees. What's more, the U.S. Supreme Court has established that violence in videogames and movies is expression protected under the First Amendment.

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