Kesha's 'hate crime' claims against Dr. Luke thrown out by judge

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New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich has just given Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) a huge legal victory by dismissing most of Kesha Rose Sebert's counterclaims against the producer.

Following up on her decision to deny an injunction, the judge examines Kesha's allegations accusing Dr. Luke of drugging and raping her a decade ago and committing ongoing abuse and determines that some of her claims fail because of lack of jurisdiction and other claims just don't make the elements.

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Please remove that judge from the bench. He needs mental health treatment. #Kesha
It breaks my heart to think of assault survivors who see Kesha's circumstances or the Ghomeshi verdict and think, "Ugh why even bother."
Disturbing that #Kesha Judge would say that 'Every rape is not a gender motived hate crime" All victims of rape R victims of both.
these Kesha judges make me want to pull all my hair out
"every rape is not a gender-motivated hate crime" -the judge assigned to Kesha's case making, perhaps, the most insensitive comment of 2016
@kylefowle And now coming online to the Kesha news, it seems we're all feeling this anger today. What a broken, dangerous system.
@samsbrooke who the fuck let these people be a judge in the first place. I'm ashamed of our legal system and disappointed for Kesha
Between the judge in Kesha's & the judge in the Ghomeshi case, is there any wonder why women don't report their rapes? Good god.
I'm sorry for kesha. I'm sorry for every person who has had to face their rapist every day. I'm sorry we've failed you like this
I have tears in my eyes reading this, Im disgusted, & my heart breaks for her: Kesha’s Case Against Sony Thrown Out https://t.co/pVlLdae3Pz
Watching all of this unfold for Kesha is devastatingly sad. I just have no words.
My heart aches for Kesha. One day, sexual abuse victims will no longer have to live in silence and will receive justice. #FreeKesha
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On Kesha's assertion that Dr. Luke has violated New York statutes commonly referred to as "hate crime" laws, Kornreich says the facts as pled don't add up to the allegation that Dr. Luke harbored animus towards women.

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Pop star Kesha leaves Supreme court in New York, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Kesha is fighting to wrest her career away from a hitmaker she says drugged, sexually abused and psychologically tormented her _ and still has exclusive rights to make records with her. Producer Dr. Luke says the singer is slinging falsehoods and ruining his reputation to try to weasel out of her recording contract and strike a new deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha makes a court appearance as fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
Kesha arrives for an appearance in her case against Sony Music Entertainment at New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make three more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Michael Eisley who runs the Kesha Today Twitter account organized Kesha fans to protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: People cheer as singer Kesha is seen arriving at New York State Supreme Court at on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make three more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
(Pool photo by Jefferson Siegel) - Kesha (center in white) cries as she learns she will not be released from her record label contract in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday, February 19, 2016. A judge said she would not allow Kesha to leave her record label. (Pool Photo by Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
(Pool photo by Jefferson Siegel) - Kesha (center in white) cries as she learns she will not be released from her record label contract in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday, February 19, 2016. A judge said she would not allow Kesha to leave her record label. (Pool Photo by Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
A fan, right, screams her support at pop star Kesha as she leaves Supreme court in New York, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Kesha is fighting to wrest her career away from a hitmaker she says drugged, sexually abused and psychologically tormented her _ and still has exclusive rights to make records with her. Producer Dr. Luke says the singer is slinging falsehoods and ruining his reputation to try to weasel out of her recording contract and strike a new deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pop star Kesha, center, leaves Supreme court in New York, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Kesha is fighting to wrest her career away from a hitmaker she says drugged, sexually abused and psychologically tormented her _ and still has exclusive rights to make records with her. Producer Dr. Luke says the singer is slinging falsehoods and ruining his reputation to try to weasel out of her recording contract and strike a new deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha fans protest Sony Music Entertainment outside New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make eight more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
Pop star Kesha, center, leaves Supreme court in New York, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Kesha is fighting to wrest her career away from a hitmaker she says drugged, sexually abused and psychologically tormented her _ and still has exclusive rights to make records with her. Producer Dr. Luke says the singer is slinging falsehoods and ruining his reputation to try to weasel out of her recording contract and strike a new deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Kesha leaves the New York State Supreme Court on February 19, 2016 in New York City. Sony has refused to voluntarily release the pop star from her contract which requires her to make three more albums with producer Dr. Luke, a man she claims sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
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"Every rape is not a gender-motivated hate crime," she writes.

Kornreich also rules that such a claim can't be predicated on abusive remarks and threats made over a ten-year period -; that there needs to be physical violence or property damage. The only allegation that fits is Dr. Luke's alleged assault of Kesha on an airplane and rape in a hotel before 2008. "The claim is time-barred," states the judge's opinion.

Maybe most disastrous for Kesha, the judge is dismissing the claims without an opportunity to amend her complaint. She recently added a star attorney to her team and will be pursuing an appeal, but there's pretty much no good news for the pop superstar from the decision today.

More to come.

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