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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 20, 2014

“To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee has settled the federal lawsuit she filed against the Monroe County Heritage Museum in her south Alabama hometown over its sale of souvenirs featuring her name and the title of her book, the Commercial Appeal reports. The settlement notice came days after a judge refused to dismiss the lawsuit, filed last fall, which said the museum uses Lee's name and the title of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel without compensating her.