Sunday, January 27, 2013

McHenry County Blog | A Case That Could Have Threatened Horror Movie Makers Had It Been in Illinois

Cal Skinner recalls a solution proposed in the past.

A couple of decades ago when Will County’s Ed Petka was in the Illinois General Assembly, he passed a bill to create a new tort.

His law would cover crimes committed that were inspired by movies, TV shows and probably other entertainment.

If one inspired violence, the company putting out the entertainment would be liable for damages.

McHenry County Blog | A Case That Could Have Threatened Horror Movie Makers Had It Been in Illinois

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