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What could be next for the Affordable Care Act lawsuit

What could be next for the Affordable Care Act lawsuit

The Fifth Circuit is currently weighing the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and recent oral arguments have many wondering if this could be the suit to pose an existential threat to the law. A panel of three justices on Tuesday heard oral arguments in Texas v. Azar, a suit brought by 18…
Trump’s lawyers cite government shutdown to win delay in major lawsuit

Trump’s lawyers cite government shutdown to win delay in major lawsuit

President Donald Trump is using the government shutdown to try to force Democrats to fund his Mexican border wall. But there is another, more personal benefit for the president that he probably won’t be mentioning anytime soon: An important appeal in the lawsuit over foreign payments to his Washington, DC, hotel and other businesses has…
Netflix & Satanic Temple Settle $50 Million Sabrina Lawsuit

Netflix & Satanic Temple Settle $50 Million Sabrina Lawsuit

The Satanic Temple, a group based in Salem, MA which does not promote a belief in "a personal Satan" but encourages "benevolence and empathy among all people," alleged that a copy of their goat-headed deity, Baphomet, had been featured in four of the new episodes of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Before any legal proceedings had…
A major climate change lawsuit is on hold. Again.

A major climate change lawsuit is on hold. Again.

Update, November 8: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted part of the Trump administration’s motion for a temporary stay of the Juliana v. US lawsuit. Trial preparations are still going ahead, but the plaintiffs have 15 days to file a response. Read more about the background of the case and the stakes below. In…
The Supreme Court Just Gave A Major Climate Change Lawsuit The Go-Ahead

The Supreme Court Just Gave A Major Climate Change Lawsuit The Go-Ahead

Now, the case will go to trial. In their three-page order denying the government’s request, the Supreme Court recommended that they seek relief from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which presides over appeals in a number of states, including Oregon. According to The Washington Post, the Ninth Circuit has a history…
The Supreme Court just allowed a major climate lawsuit to go ahead

The Supreme Court just allowed a major climate lawsuit to go ahead

In a surprise decision late Friday, the Supreme Court cleared the way for Juliana v. US, a major lawsuit filed by young people against the US government for failing to limit the effects of climate change. The case may now go to trial in a lower court after the Supreme Court’s extremely unusual move last…
Elon Musk reportedly almost avoided a federal lawsuit — but then backed out

Elon Musk reportedly almost avoided a federal lawsuit — but then backed out

The Securities and Exchange Commission this week announced that it was suing Tesla chairman and CEO Elon Musk over his now-infamous August tweets that he had secured funding to take the electric carmaker private. According to a new report, the federal government’s lawsuit was almost avoided — but Musk backed out of the deal. On…

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