Press Advocates File Brief in AT&T-Time Warner Case

An advocacy group for journalists claims in a friend-of-the-court brief filed Wednesday in a case involving AT&T’s planned acquisition of Time Warner that a judge’s denial of requests for Trump administration correspondence on the matter could impair media outlets’ future efforts to defend themselves against White House interference.

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9th Circuit Upholds SEC Summary Judgment Against Convicted Heart Tronics Fraudster

The 9th Circuit sided with the Securities Exchange Commission in an action against Heart Tronics Inc. and attorney Mitchell Stein, who fraudulently inflated the company’s stock price while working as its outside counsel. 

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West Coast Military Installations Eyed for US Fuel Exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia, but environmentalists see the proposal as nothing more than a handout to the fossil fuel industry which ignores the costs of climate change.

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