The US Supreme Court will hear a case challenging whether YouTube’s recommendation algorithm can receive legal protections under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a decades-old law that helped shape the modern internet but has faced growing criticism in recent years.
An Arlington, Texas, police officer, must face the excessive force claim by the estate of a father he shot after the car he was driving was stopped because his two-year-old daughter threw a plastic candy cane out of the window, the Fifth Circuit said.
3M Co. tried a bankruptcy court gambit to resolve about 230,000 combat earplug defect cases—and lost. Now it must find another way through the mass tort litigation, a path that involves some combination of trials, appeals, and settlements.
The Vermont Supreme Court’s revival of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s lawsuit seeking Covid-19-related insurance coverage offers a glimmer of hope to other companies that saw business drop during the pandemic.