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Supreme Court Remands Charter Bias Case to Ninth Circuit (1)

March 30, 2020, 2:48 PMUpdated: March 30, 2020, 4:49 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a federal appeals court to reconsider a decision that allowed Entertainment Studios Network Inc. to sue Charter Communications Inc. for alleged racial discrimination.

The court remanded the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in light of its March 23 decision in a similar racial discrimination case against Comcast Corp. by Entertainment Studios, which is owned by comedian Byron Allen.

Entertainment Studios and the National Association of African American-Owned Media argue that Charter refused to carry Entertainment Studios because the company is owned by an African American. Charter said it...

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