Summary: trial lawyer who gained national recognition in 1984 after winning the case before the U.S. Supreme Court that allowed consumers to videotape copyrighted movies and TV programs, which began in 1979 when Universal City Studios sued Sony Corp., the maker of the Betamax video recorder.
Cause of Death: Complications from a fall
Born: October 31, 1925
Died: June 28, 2003
Location: San Pedro, California