Media & Communications Law
1512 ABA Journal Media & Communications Law articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Tuesday to temporarily block a Texas law that bans large social media companies from restricting posts based on viewpoint.
Jun 1, 2022 10:29 AM CDT
SCOTUS approval rating drops 10 percentage points
Only 44% of the public approves of the way that the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a Marquette University…
May 27, 2022 1:44 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday blocked parts of a Florida law that prevent social media companies from banning political candidates, deprioritizing political messages or censoring content by journalistic enterprises.
May 24, 2022 8:55 AM CDT
Judge willing to accept $110K, cooperation to end Trump sanction
A trial-level judge in New York lifted a $10,000 daily civil contempt sanction against former President Donald Trump on…
May 13, 2022 2:37 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has allowed a Texas law to take effect that prohibits larger social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views.
May 13, 2022 9:06 AM CDT
Coca-Cola’s $12M deal with former GC is criticized
Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. is advising shareholders to vote against Coca-Cola’s executive compensation plan because of the beverage company’s…
Apr 15, 2022 1:34 PM CDT
A storage locker robber and actor and comedian Bill Cosby had victories in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, while Justice Clarence Thomas called for consideration of the immunity afforded to online publishers.
Mar 8, 2022 11:58 AM CST
A federal judge in New York told lawyers on Monday that he will dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against the New York Times by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Feb 15, 2022 9:08 AM CST
The top state court in Massachusetts on Monday ruled against a Snapchat user who was prosecuted after posting a gun video seen by a "friend" who turned out to be an undercover police officer.
Feb 9, 2022 10:37 AM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday allowed the Federal Trade Commission to proceed with its revised antitrust lawsuit against Facebook.
Jan 12, 2022 11:09 AM CST
A Delaware superior court judge has refused to dismiss a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News over the network’s election fraud claims.
Dec 17, 2021 12:20 PM CST
Suspended lawyer Alex Murdaugh faces new charges
Suspended South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, previously charged in an alleged scheme to have himself killed for insurance money, is facing 27…
Nov 19, 2021 4:14 PM CST
A South Carolina probate judge has been suspended for 18 months, partly for soliciting hurricane relief donations on Facebook and partly for his all-caps declaration as a would-be character witness.
Oct 20, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled social media companies can’t be held liable for radicalizing the Pulse nightclub gunman under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act because the plaintiffs failed to show the massacre was an act of “international terrorism.”
Sep 30, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the New York Times and Mary Trump, his niece, that seeks at least $100 million in damages for her disclosure of his tax records to the newspaper.
Sep 22, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
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