In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
President Trump’s Impeachment Legal Team Taking Shape
President Trump’s legal team for the impeachment trial has some very familiar names on it, including one of the biggest from the last time we as a country did this.
WH counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump attorney Jay Sekulow will lead Trump's Senate trial legal team, @HallieJackson has learned. Robert Ray, Ken Starr, and Alan Dershowitz are expected to join. Reps. Ratcliffe and Jordan are not *currently on the team, but it's said to be fluid.
— Geoff Bennett (@GeoffRBennett) January 17, 2020