October 3, 2019 / 12:13 AM / 14 days ago

IN BRIEF: ‘Jailed’ author Kerik wins take-down order of two blog posts, no damages

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik was denied damages and an injunction on his counterclaims against a woman who alleged that she helped him research, write and edit his 2015 memoir, “From Jailer to Jailed: My Journey from Correction and Police Commissioner to Inmate #84888-054.”

U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan entered final judgment on Wednesday in the case, which Dara DAddio filed in 2015 to obtain a half-interest in the copyright and a share of the royalties. Kerik countersued for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress, alleging that DAddio was harassing him on social media.

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