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Moore v. Cohen
Citation:2021 WL 2986398 (July 13, 2021)
Plaintiff Roy Stewart Moore, the former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, was tricked into participating in an interview with defendant Sacha Noam Baron Cohen on February 14, 2018. Expecting to receive an award in Washington, D.C. for his support of Israel, Judge Moore alleges that he was instead met with extreme and outrageous questioning from Cohen. The interview later aired on television as part of a comedy series that was broadcast be defendants Showtime Networks, Inc. Judge Moor and his wife, Kayla Moore, allege intentional infliction of emotional distress and fraud. Defendants moved for summary judgment, arguing that plaintiff’s claims are barred by a waiver clause in the agreement that Judge Moore signed prior to the interview.
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