In The Press May 31, 2022

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law Targeting Social Media Companies (Yahoo! Finance)

The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a Texas law requiring social media sites to post all content that expresses a “viewpoint,” in at least a temporary victory for sites like Meta’s (FB) Facebook and Instagram. William Jay, an Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation attorney with Goodwin, tells Yahoo Finance that the 11th Circuits decision may have played a crucial role in the Supreme Courts ruling. “It’s just-in-time disagreement with the 5th Circuit suggests that this really could be a case the Supreme Court might review on the merits. That likely was important to several members of the 5-Justice majority.” Read the Yahoo! Finance article here.