2nd Circuit Court
1074 ABA Journal 2nd Circuit Court articles.
Maker of Snapchat can be sued for speed filter used by youths before fatal crash, 9th Circuit rules
A federal appeals court has ruled that Snapchat isn’t protected from liability by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in a case alleging that three youths died in a car crash after using the app’s speed filter.
May 6, 2021 9:46 AM CDT
2nd Circuit tosses Harvard Law grad’s Rehabilitation Act claim over bar exam accommodations
The New York State Board of Law Examiners has sovereign immunity from a lawsuit claim by a Harvard Law School graduate who sued over failure to accommodate her anxiety-related disability, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Apr 30, 2021 10:47 AM CDT
SCOTUS will consider Second Amendment right to carry a gun outside the home
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the state of New York violates the Second Amendment when it denies law-abiding citizens the right to carry handguns outside the home for self-defense.
Apr 26, 2021 10:31 AM CDT
Can Congress stop Twitter from blocking users? Thomas considers idea as Supreme Court vacates Trump decision
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas considered ways that Congress could regulate Twitter and other digital platforms in a concurrence Monday to the high court’s decision to vacate a decision involving former President Donald Trump.
Apr 5, 2021 1:00 PM CDT
New York City can’t use tort law to sue oil companies over climate change, 2nd Circuit says
Federal law gives the Environmental Protection Agency, not federal courts, the authority to regulate greenhouse emissions in the United States, a federal appeals court ruled as it tossed a climate change lawsuit Thursday.
Apr 2, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
Mar 30, 2021 4:04 PM CDT
Mar 25, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
2nd Circuit says gentlemen’s club not eligible for PPP loans
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York has ruled that a Buffalo-area gentlemen’s club in New York…
Mar 5, 2021 3:22 PM CST
2nd Circuit won’t consider reinstating suit alleging refusal to hire felons amounts to hiring bias
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York has refused to consider reinstating a hiring-bias lawsuit claiming that a company’s ban on hiring convicted felons had a discriminatory impact on Black job applicants.
Feb 24, 2021 10:28 AM CST
Feb 9, 2021 12:22 PM CST
Quinn Emanuel and Boies Schiller shun merger idea
Neither Boies Schiller Flexner nor Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan are embracing a legal recruiter’s suggestion that the two firms should merge.…
Feb 1, 2021 4:17 PM CST
Supreme Court orders dismissal of emoluments cases against Trump as moot
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the dismissal of two cases that contended that President Donald Trump was violating the emoluments clauses by accepting payments to his businesses by foreign governments and states.
Jan 25, 2021 9:52 AM CST
Transformation of judiciary is Trump’s ‘most consequential accomplishment,’ says nonprofit founder
President Donald Trump has appointed 54 of the nation’s federal appellate judges during his four years in office, just one judge short of the number appointed by President Barack Obama in his two terms.
Jan 19, 2021 9:01 AM CST
Supreme Court rules for Muslim men seeking damages for alleged no-fly-list retaliation
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal officials can be liable for money damages in their individual capacities for violations of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
Dec 10, 2020 11:23 AM CST
State and FTC lawsuits accuse Facebook of stifling competition
Facebook is accused of stifling competition in two lawsuits filed Wednesday. One suit was filed by the Federal Trade Commission, and…
Dec 9, 2020 3:50 PM CST
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