Nearly a year after losing their case claiming that Led Zeppelin unlawfully lifted elements of Spirit‘s “Taurus” for “Stairway to Heaven,” the lawyer for the plaintiff has filed an appeal. Francis Malofiy, who represents Michael Skidmore, the trustee of the estate of Randy California, is seeking a retrial on the grounds that the verdict was the result of the jury receiving “erroneous” instructions.
According to Rolling Stone, a 90-page brief submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit blames the original judge for not allowing “Taurus” to be played in court
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LISTEN TO A COMPARISON OF THE TWO SONGS IN QUESTION BELOW!