Eldred copyright extension ruling [US SC]

Eldred copyright extension ruling [US SC]

Eldred v. Ashcroft, Supreme Court of the United States, January 15, 2003 [upholding the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which retroactively extends statutory copyright protection by a further 20 years beyond the original term of the author's life plus 50 years]. Read the opinion here [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.