Evel meets West

In the Garden of Good and Evel

Kanye West and Evel Knievel are going to mediation on this case. News reports are describing this as all but a settlement, but that seems less likely to be based on an understanding of where the parties stand — going to mediation when you almost have a settlement without one, while not unheard of, is very uncommon — than on a misunderstanding of the civil litigation process. They might settle at mediation; they might night. We’ll jump that canyon when we come to it.

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Author:Ron Coleman

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