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CA Reimbursements to ESA Grow

The Entertainment Software Association announces that the state of California has agreed to reimburse them $950,000 for legal fees incurred from their recent U.S. Supreme Court victory in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association (previously Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association). They quantify how much they have collected over the years in reimbursed court costs: "Including reimbursements already paid from the two California lower court rulings, the state will have paid $1,327,000 to ESA. Other states attempts to unconstitutionally regulate video games resulted in ESA receiving $1,773,000, totaling $3.1 million in legal fees paid to ESA." They say they will donate a portion of the proceeds to develop after-school educational programs for underserved communities in Oakland and Sacramento.

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10. Re: Ca Reimbursements to ESA Grow Jan 27, 2012, 12:12 Prez
 
I don't know, maybe I'm looking at it wrong, but this seems like it would be more than a little embarrassing for the state of California. It's a pretty big political smackdown when the nation's high court tells them that their law itself was against the law.  
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