A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the suit filed by Michael Jackson's estate against HBO must be removed from the court system and subjected to arbitration, according to Billboard . The Judge of the US District Court, George H. Wu, ruled that HBO must abide by a 1992 arbitration agreement that the network should not make disparaging remarks about the singer or "take actions that could harm or diminish or reduce the reputation from [Jackson].
Neverland's two-part focuses on James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who claim that Jackson sexually abused them as children in the 1990s. Jackson's estate filed his lawsuit on March 3, the date that HBO aired the first installment of the documentary. [1
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