The author of this website is attorney Carl E. Person, who is also the author of the other websites contained in the Lawmall website complex.
Carl Person is the attorney for the plaintiffs in their suit against ABC, Inc., Lancer Productions, Inc., New Yorker magazine, Vanity Fair magazine, and various writers, producers and correspondents. The suit was commenced on November 16, 1997, about 1-1/2 months after ABC's 20/20 story in which 20/20 allegedly defamed plaintiffs and their property by claiming that the Cusack papers were forged.
There is also a grand jury proceeding in the Southern District of New York which is investigating the origin and sale of the Cusack Papers. Carl E. Person is the attorney for the Cusack and Cloud interests in connection with the grand jury proceeding. This grand jury proceeding appears to have been commenced shortly after, and by reason of, the ABC 20/20 story aired September 27, 1997.
John Reznikoff, the dealer retained by Cusack, is represented by Russell Gioiella, 55 Broadway, New York, New York 10004 in connection with the grand jury proceeding and other matters relating to the Cusack Papers.
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