Stan Lee’s Ex-Supervisor Vindicated in Courtroom


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Late Marvel legend Stan Lee’s former supervisor Keya Morgan, who was accused of stealing simply over $200,000 from his former employer’s property, has had the accusations in opposition to him dismissed by a choose, in keeping with Selection.

The jurors had been divided 11-1 in favor of acquitting Morgan, and Decide George Lomeli stepped in and declared a mistrial. He excused the jury and dismissed the case, saying that he did so “within the pursuits of justice.” Morgan was additionally accused of elder abuse in the direction of the tip of Lee’s life, although as Selection stories, these “expenses of elder abuse and false imprisonment had been dismissed earlier than the trial.”

Alex Kessel, Morgan’s protection lawyer, said that “the protection confirmed any person else beside my consumer received the money… I believe the choose made the appropriate name so my consumer can go on together with his life.” Because the commerce notes, J. C. LeeStan Lee’s daughter, who has had her personal authorized points relating to her father’s property—was referred to as by Kessel to testify on this trial as a part of the protection’s argument that “J.C. received the cash,” not Morgan.

The battles over Stan Lee’s property, cash, and mental property—which started even earlier than the comics titan’s demise in 2018—have been fraught and deeply unhappy to look at from the sidelines; hopefully, because the authorized points get resolved, his lasting popular culture legacy might be what folks speak about as a substitute.

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