How Appealing

Monday, September 19, 2022

“Two Republican judges just let Texas seize control of Twitter and Facebook; The Fifth Circuit wants to put Texas Republicans in charge of social media platforms”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Michael Gableman, who produced no evidence of 2020 election fraud in $1 million review, now suggests the country needs revolution”: Molly Beck of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 9:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Gets a Chance to Revisit America’s Imperialist Past; A trio of American Samoan plaintiffs are asking the high court to end their status as second-class citizens”: Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 9:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“A landmark Supreme Court fight over social media now looks likely; The stakes are high because of the increasingly dominant role platforms such as Twitter and Facebook play in American democracy and elections”: Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kagan warns the Supreme Court must ‘act like a court’ to keep Americans’ faith; After a decision overturning Roe v. Wade in June, some justices on the Supreme Court have been speaking out about public reaction to the ruling”: John Fritze of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits”: Dietrich Knauth of Reuters has this report.

Daniel Gill of Bloomberg Law reports that “J&J Talc Bankruptcy ‘Bad Faith’ Claims Go Before Third Circuit.”

Brian Mann of NPR reports that “J&J tried to block lawsuits from 40,000 cancer patients. A court wants answers.”

And in earlier coverage, Jonathan Randles of The Wall Street Journal had an article headlined “Jurist Noted for Bankruptcy Expertise Will Weigh J&J Talc Appeal; Appellate judge Thomas Ambro, a former bankruptcy practitioner, will rule on a disputed chapter 11 filing that froze mass talc lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.”

Posted at 8:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Adnan Syed walks out of Baltimore courthouse after judge overturns his 1999 murder conviction”: Alex Mann and Lee O. Sanderlin of The Baltimore Sun have this report.

Posted at 8:40 PM by Howard Bashman