Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  65°
High 84°
Thursday
Low  65°
High 85°
Friday
Low  67°
High 87°
Saturday
Low  66°
High 87°
Sunday
Low  66°
High 91°
Monday
Low  67°
High 94°
Tuesday
Low  69°
High 93°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 84°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Grisham Book Lawsuit Dismissed
02/02/2010

(AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld a lower

court decision dismissing a libel and defamation lawsuit filed

against authors and attorneys John Grisham and Barry Scheck.

In an opinion released Monday, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of

Appeals found that plaintiffs William Peterson, Gary Rogers and

Melvin Hett failed to state a claim upon which relief can be

granted.

Peterson, Rogers and Hett sued Grisham, Scheck and others over

books the authors penned about the wrongful convictions of Dennis

Fritz and Ron Williamson in the 1982 death of Debra Carter.

The books were critical of Peterson, the ex-Pontotoc County

district attorney, who along with former OSBI investigator Rogers

and state criminologist Hett helped win the convictions of Fritz

and Williamson.

DNA tests showed Fritz and Williamson didn't kill Carter.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Seward County Fair Queen Candidates Announced
Texas County DA Lived in Seized House Rent Free
Liberal Sets NBC Record in Win
BJ's Strike Early in NBC Opener
USD 480 Back to School Supplement
Altered KPERS Rules a Concern for Kansas Schools
Stand-Off In Lakin Ends Peacefully
Concealed Guns Permits Remain Popular in Kansas
Lane Frost's Parents To Speak In Liberal
Redskins Have Rich History in Shrine Bowl
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
“Chat with Jack” set for August 1
Traffic Delays Expected In Guymon Road Resurfacing Project
The Heat Hand the Bee Jays First NBC Loss
Lane Frost's Parents To Speak In Liberal
Stand-Off In Lakin Ends Peacefully
Village At The Plaza Open For Tenants
Liberal Sets NBC Record in Win
Weekend Rattler Round Up
BJ's Strike Early in NBC Opener
Liberal's Stuff the Bus Accepting Donations
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group