Petitions

As Ajit Pai Exits Fcc, Charter Admits Defeat On Petition To Impose Data Caps

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Andrzej Wojcicki) Charter Communications has withdrawn a petition seeking government permission to impose data caps on broadband users this year. Unlike other ISPs, Charter is subject to the prohibition on data caps...

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Students Demand Harvard Revoke Diplomas Of Trump Allies

A group of students are demanding Harvard University revoke the degrees earned by Trump allies and aides. A petition by Harvard students insists that the Ivy League institution rescind the diplomas to anyone who supported challenging the 2020...
Related topics: Harvard University

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National Rifle Association Files For Bankruptcy As Part Of Restructuring

The National Rifle Association on Friday filed petitions with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking protection from creditors by restructuring, the gun rights advocacy group announced. The NRA filed the Chapter 11 petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in...
Related topics: Bankruptcy

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'heartless Monster' Ny Gov. Cuomo Torn To Shreds By Meghan Mccain, Megyn Kelly For Insult To Fox...

It hasn't been the best kickoff of the new year for far-left New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Nearly 50,000 people signed a petition against Cuomo attending any Buffalo Bills' home playoff games after his COVID-19 restrictions prevented fans from...

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Petitions Of The Week: Three Second Amendment Petitions And A Wiretap Act Claim Against Facebook

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether Facebook plug-ins violate the Wiretap Act and whether the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess firearms outside the...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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[eugene Volokh] Can Executive Official Be Removed From Office For "inciting" Illegal...

[Yes, when it comes to a recall in Washington State, even when the official is just being accused of violating his duties, not committing a crime.] Under Washington law, executive officials can be recalled if enough voters petition, and then if a...

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Friday Round-up

The justices will meet privately on Friday morning to consider whether to grant cert petitions on issues that include abortion, capital punishment and the degree of power that state legislatures have to manage presidential elections. For a run-down...

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Whatsapp's Changes To Personal Data Violate Users' Privacy And Pose A Threat To National Security,...

WhatsApp has been slapped with a lawsuit in India after it announced changes to its privacy policy. Reuters After widespread backlash from users and privacy activists, a petition has been filed in India against WhatsApp's new privacy policy. The...
Related topics: Lawsuits, India, Reuters, Activism

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Quixotic Californian Crusade To Officially Recognize The Hellabyte And Hellagram Is Going Hella...

The Reg speaks to Stanford boffin behind decade-long push for SI prefix In 2010, Austin Sendek, then a physics student at UC Davis, created a petition seeking recognition for prefix "hella-" as an official International System of Units (SI)...
Related topics: Physics

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Covid-19 Virus Runs Amok In Gaza– 19 Infections In One Family, 3 Deaths

Protests are growing as Israel becomes the country with the highest per-capita COVID-19 vaccination rate while refusing to facilitate a supply of the lifesaving treatment for the Palestinian territory it controls. A Change.org petition calls on the...
Related topics: Gaza Strip, Palestine, Protests, Israel

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Editing Trump Out Of Movies Is Not Bold, It's Cowardly And Ahistoric

Home Alone actor Macaulay Culkin is backing calls to edit Donald Trump’s cameo from the film’s 1992 sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. In response to a tweet Wednesday, calling for a “petition to digitally replace Trump in ‘home alone...
Related topics: Donald Trump

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House Republicans Circulate Petition To Remove Pro-impeachment Rep. Liz Cheney From Gop Leadership

A faction of conservative House Republicans are taking action to remove Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from GOP leadership after she became the highest-profile Republican member of Congress to declare her support for impeaching President Donald Trump....
Related topics: Donald Trump

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With Trump Presidency Winding Down, Push For Assange Pardon Ramps Up

Supporters of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have enlisted a lobbyist with connections to the president and filed a clemency petition with the White House.
Related topics: Julian Assange, Wikileaks, White House

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Recall On The Horizon? Anti-governor Of California Petition Gains Over One Million Signatures

Gavin Newsom has been harshly criticised for mismanaging the response to COVID-19 in California, where the increase in confirmed cases shows no sign of abating.

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Petitions Of The Week: Four Petitions That Test The Limits On Lawsuits Against The Government

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider cases and statutes about suing various government entities, ranging from two counties to a state governor to the United States itself. Three of the petitions involve women...
Related topics: Lawsuits

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Friday Round-up

After a winter recess, the justices meet Friday for a private conference at which they will consider cert petitions asking them to take up new cases this term. Numerous high-profile cases are slated for consideration. Some are petitions that the...

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Andrew Cuomo Not Attending Bills Playoff Game After Fans Petition

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will not be attending Saturday’s Buffalo Bills playoff game after fans protested his possible presence. Bills fans have been crying to have some fans allowed to attend games this season, which has been the...
Related topics: Protests

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Editorial: Another Call For The Justices To Speak To The Country

Soon, the Supreme Court is likely to deny several cert petitions filed by the president and his allies that challenge the election. There is no legally serious challenge to the results certified by any state. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory...
Related topics: Joe Biden

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Buffalo Bills Fans Sign Petition To Ban Gov. Andrew Cuomo From Attending Playoff Games

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's lockdown edicts didn't allow for a single Buffalo Bills fan to attend a game all season, and now tens of thousands of fans are demanding that the governor be banned from the stadium for the playoffs.What are...

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'you Alone Have The Power To Temper Justice With Mercy': Trump Urged To Stop Execution Of Lisa...

Julia Conley, staff writerThree attorneys representing Lisa Montgomery, who is set to be executed by the federal government on January 12, released on Tuesday a petition for her clemency after sending the document to President Donald Trump.
Related topics: Donald Trump

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