An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: The Supreme Court on Friday blocked in full a lower court ruling that would have curbed the Biden administration’s ability to communicate with social media companies about contentious content on such issues as Covid-19. The decision in a short unsigned order (PDF) puts on hold a […]

Oct 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday barred two Texas-based manufacturers from selling products that can be quickly converted at home into firearms called “ghost guns,” granting a request by President Joe Biden’s administration to once again block a federal judge’s order that . . .

The Republican attorneys general of Missouri and Louisiana and a group of social media users had sued federal officials, accusing them of unlawfully helping suppress conservative-leaning speech on major social medial platforms, such as Meta’s (META.O) Facebook, Alphabet’s

On September 30, the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on a 2-1 vote agreed with a request to temporarily block the Fearless Fund from considering applications for grants only from Black women-owned businesses. This was a victory for Edward Blum’s organization, the American Alliance for Equal Rights, in the effort to strike down […]

On Saturday, the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit temporarily blocked a venture capital fund’s program that would have awarded grants to Black women-run businesses. The program, Fearless Strivers Grant Contest, was set up to promote diversity in business and set aside grant money specifically for minority-owned businesses. The case is an appeal […]

Attorney Ben Crump, Fearless Fund co-partners Arian Simone, Ayana Parsons, Lead counsel Mylan Denerstein and Co-Counsel Alphonso David pose for a picture at the end of a press conference in New York, U.S., August 10, 2023. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Acquire Licensing . . .

A federal judge’s plan to hold hearings next week to draw up congressional boundary lines that would give Louisiana a second majority-Black district has been blocked by an appeals court By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press September 28, 2023, 5:35 PM ET • 2 min read NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge’s plan to hold hearings […]

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday struck down part of a state law that would have authorized some circuit court judges to be appointed rather than elected in the capital city of Jackson and the surrounding county, which are both majority-Black. Critics said the law was an effort by the majority-white […]

The Buffalo All-Star Extreme cheer team grapples with the repercussions from a mass shooting at a nearby grocery store. Kristen Uroda for NPR hide caption toggle caption Kristen Uroda for NPR The Buffalo All-Star Extreme cheer team grapples with the repercussions from a mass shooting at a nearby grocery store. Kristen Uroda for NPR In […]

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked key Biden administration agencies and officials from meeting and communicating with social media companies about “protected speech,” in an extraordinary preliminary injunction in an ongoing case that could have profound effects on the First Amendment. From a report: The injunction came in response to a lawsuit brought by Republican […]

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