Legal Issues In Telling Real Life Stories

Life Story Agreements QUESTION: If I want to talk about John Kennedy having Marilyn Monroe as a mistress, or talk about what life in my family was like growing up, don’t I have a right to do that? (Rights other people have to privacy, to control the exploitation of their name, to defend against libel in real a real life story, etc.) Yes. However, it is a balancing between the filmmaker’s or author’s First Amendment Freedom of Speech and the subject’s individual rights. Everyone has the right to not have their reputation defamed. And everyone has a right to privacy [...]