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.
Chief Justice John Roberts Does Nothing, Rand Paul Objects
Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s quip about “I did nothing, and I did it well,” about his time presiding over the Clinton Impeachment is going to have to be updated for Chief Justice John Roberts.
Although, technically, the thing here is he didn’t do something, in the form of not reading the submitted question from Senator Rand Paul.
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts rejected a question by Senator Rand Paul during President Trump's #impeachment trial, with the Republican lawmaker afterward saying it was an 'incorrect finding' to not allow the question pic.twitter.com/6gvQoV3clg
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