Wills and Estates

Contested Auction of Basquiat Painting Can Proceed, Judge Rules

The art collector Hubert Neumann had filed a lawsuit against Sotheby’s to stop the sale of “Flesh and Spirit,” but the judge said he was “a stranger to this piece of art.”

Harper Lee’s Estate Sues Over Broadway Version of ‘Mockingbird’

The federal suit says that Aaron Sorkin’s script for the play, set this fall for Broadway, deviates too much from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”