Last Friday, I filed my opening brief in Ninth Circuit for Atkinson v. Facebook, 20-17489. You can check out the final version below. Once again, I am cautiously optimistic.
We all have an innate sense of right and wrong. Our life experiences then hone that sense into a worldview by which we assign moral repugnance to certain principles or circumstances. For most people, the worldview is highly subjective. Lawyers operating in their professional capacities, however, are at least supposed to have a more objective... Continue Reading →
President Donald Trump is gradually being de-platformed from technology. Social media companies have permanently suspended him. His email provider cancelled his account. A sizeable bipartisan majority of the country rejoices. We have banished the ogre from committing further perversions on our ears. The ostensible reason for banning President Trump from technology is that he is... Continue Reading →
For most folks, Christmas - or any other holiday - is a holiday where talking politics at the family gathering is taboo. In a way, my family is no different. My father and I, however, inevitably find a way to skirt the rules and sample the forbidden fruit every holiday. Thus, I arrived three hours... Continue Reading →
In the waning hours of December 11, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a list order denying Texas leave to file a bill of complaint under its original jurisdiction challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election. The decision dismisses the lawsuit. Although its decision was correct on its substantive merits,1 the Supreme Court... Continue Reading →