Fox Corporation executives, including Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch, had no direct involvement in what aired on the company’s cable news channels, and therefore their company should not be found liable in a $1.6 billion defamation case, lawyers for Fox… Continue reading
House Republicans have sent letters to at least three universities and a think tank requesting a broad range of documents related to what it says are the institutions’ contributions to the Biden administration’s “censorship regime.”
The letters are the… Continue reading
For nearly an hour, Kelly and Protasiewicz battled at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s headquarters in Madison — accusing each other of running deceitful campaigns and being an unprecedented danger to the state.
Protasiewicz called Kelly one of… Continue reading
Jason Marisam has posted this draft
on SSRN (forthcoming, UCLA Law Review Discourse). Here is the abstract:
In 2020 and 2022, multiple Republican county canvassers refused to perform their ministerial duty to approve election returns, obstructing the official certification of… Continue reading
Four Republican-led states are working to add new police agencies specifically to target voter fraud, following the example set by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Florida’s elections cop squad has faltered in its most high-profile cases since launching in July.… Continue reading
Dan McLaughlin at NR responds
to a Politico piece that I linked to earlier
One of the saddest sights in journalism is when a writer goes to report on an event with a predetermined story line, puts in the… Continue reading
A New York Times review and interviews with election law experts strongly suggest that New York state prosecutors have never before filed an election law case involving a federal campaign. Bringing an untested case against anyone, let alone a former… Continue reading
Six people described by authorities as being affiliated with the right-wing extremist group the Oath Keepers were convicted Monday of numerous federal crimes related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack
on the U.S. Capitol.
After a trial in U.S.… Continue reading
Earlier this month, I highlighted
the confusion around the jurisdictional issue in Moore v. Harper now that the North Carolina Supreme Court granted rehearing in Harper II and is reconsidering the holding in Harper I (i.e., the case the Court… Continue reading
I’ve been a bit surprised, and disappointed, around the actions, and the coverage, about the Electronic Registration Information Center (“ERIC”) in recent weeks, but I have (perhaps, typically?) some different thoughts about the direction and the challenges.
The images appeared on Twitter in late 2016 just as the presidential campaign was entering its final stretch. Some featured the message “vote for Hillary” and the phrases “avoid the line” and “vote from home.”
Aimed at Democratic voters, and sometimes… Continue reading
So far, no brief yet from the state legislative respondents. Here are the other briefs:
Mar 20 2023Supplemental letter brief of United States submitted.Main Document
Mar 20 2023Supplemental letter brief of Common Cause submitted.Main Document
Mar 20 2023Supplemental… Continue reading
Lawyers for former President Donald J. Trump filed a motion in a Georgia court on Monday seeking to quash the final report of a special grand jury that investigated whether Mr. Trump and some of his allies interfered in… Continue reading