Voice of 'Dora the Explorer' Can't Block Fees for Lawyer Who Inked Viacom Deal, Judge Rules

, The Litigation Daily


The ruling marks the third rejection of efforts to undo a settlement between Viacom and the girl who once voiced "Dora"--a campaign that's churned through three sets of lawyers. It also caps a case that featured some unlikely moments--such as lawyers at Shearman & Sterling describing the ins-and-outs of contemporary toddler television entertainment to an 82-year-old Manhattan federal judge.

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