Copyright & Law

Shepard Fairey Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges in AP Copyright Case

February 24, 2012

By David Walker

Artist Shepard Fairey has plead guilty to a federal criminal charge for destroying documents, falsifying evidence “and other misconduct” in his civil litigation with Associated Press two years ago, the US District Attorney in Manhattan has announced. “Shepard Fairey went to extreme lengths to obtain an unfair and illegal advantage in his civil litigation [against AP], creating fake documents and...

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