The right-wing Fox “news” channel must face a second defamation lawsuit for promoting election deniers following Donald Trump’s resounding loss to Joe Biden in 2020. The New York State Supreme Court ruled on March 8 2023 that a $2.7 b
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Truth or Fiction?→ How the Court of Public Opinion Shifted on the Infamous McDonald’s Coffee Lawsuit
Derided for years as a comedic (at best) example of a frivolous lawsuit, the story of Stella Liebeck’s legal battle with the McDonald’s fast food chain has been the subject of a critical reappraisal. The 1994 case, Liebeck v. McDonalds, ste
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO ‘Premeditated Murder’ Arrest Warrant Issued For Bill Gates In Philippines COVID Vaccine Rollout — ‘Heinous Crimes Court’ Does Not Exist
Was an arrest warrant for Bill Gates issued by the "Heinous Crimes Court" in the Philippines for "premeditated murder" linked to vaccine roll out? No, that's not true: A legal expert told Lead Stories, "Philippine courts do not have the a
The Dispatch→ Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Slugfest
Wisconsin Supreme Court justice candidates Janet Protasiewicz and Dan Kelly. (Photos courtesy PBS Wisconsin)A state supreme court race will determine the ideological balance of the court, with ramifications for the next decade.The post Wisconsin’s Su
The Dispatch→ Supreme Court Seems Poised to Sink Biden’s Student Loan Cancellation
People hold signs in support of student debt cancellation outside of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday February 28, 2023. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images)Plus: Lori Lightfoot become
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Three Republicans voted to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, despite claims
“Every single Republican blocked Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS appointment.”
Logically→ Over 12 Sikh Soldiers face court martial for raising ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ slogans during Rajnath Singh’s 2020 visit to the LoC.
An unrelated audio clip was played over a video from Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to the LoC in 2020.
The Dispatch→ How the Supreme Court Could Reshape Social Media
Internet companies might lose some protection from legal liability for user-generated content.The post How the Supreme Court Could Reshape Social Media appeared first on The Dispatch.
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – Trump’s claim that a PA Supreme Court ruling proves the 2020 results were rigged is Pants on Fire!
“So the Pennsylvania Supreme Court just ruled, in effect, that the 2020 presidential election was rigged.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Court Case Numbers Can NOT Be Cashed In As US Savings Bonds
Can court case numbers be "cashed in" as U.S. savings bonds? No, that's not true: A Treasury Department spokesperson told Lead Stories this claim is "100% false." The claim appeared in a TikTok post on September 7, 2022. The caption is "#
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Facebook post wrongly says court ordered Pennsylvania to finish ballot counting on Election Day
“Pennsylvania is under a court order to count their ballots on election day and not after!!”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Pennsylvania Is NOT Under Court Order To Count Ballots Only On Election Day
Is Pennsylvania under a court order to only count ballots on Election Day? No, that's not true: The post provided no evidence of such a court order. Under current election law, unofficial results will be available within a few days of the
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Courts did review Trump campaign ‘evidence’ of election fraud. Claims that say otherwise are wrong
“It’s not that there is no evidence the election was stolen, but that no court had the guts to HEAR the evidence. They dismissed the cases, NOT the evidence.”
Logically→ Supreme Court delivered a verdict saying Hijab is not allowed in Karnataka’s educational institutes.
The apex court delivered a split verdict in the case challenging the Karnataka High Court's order upholding the hijab ban.
Logically→ A 2019 court case ruling supports the Flat Earth theory.
The ruling was based on technical stipulations outlined by Zen Garcia in his contest and does not suggest that the earth's curvature cannot be proven.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: President Trump Would NOT Be Reinstated Immediately By Supreme Court Decision — It’s About Redistricting NOT 2020 Election
Can former President Donald Trump be reinstated by a Supreme Court decision in the case of Moore v. Harper? No, that's not true: Lead Stories asked legal experts about the claim and they said there's no chance that Trump could be reinstat
Snopes→ The Onion and the Supreme Court. Not a Parody
The Onion has some serious things to say in defense of parody.
Snopes→ Trump Bid to Dodge Suit from Rape Accuser Heads to DC Court
An appeals court in Washington D.C. has been asked to help decide whether Donald Trump was doing his job as president when he denied raping a woman and dismissed his accuser as “not my type.”
Snopes→ Trump Docs Probe: Court Lifts Hold on Mar-A-Lago Records
In a stark repudiation of Donald Trump's legal arguments, a federal appeals court permitted the Justice Department to resume its use of classified records seized from the former president's Florida estate as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – U.S. Supreme Court did not ban condoms
“Supreme Court just voted to ban condoms.”
Logically→ The Supreme Court of India said those who feed stray dogs routinely would be responsible for their vaccination.
The Supreme Court did not order stray dog feeders to be held liable for their vaccination.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Did NOT Win Supreme Court Ruling On COVID Vaccine Causing ‘Irreparable’ Harm — There’s No Case
Did Robert F. Kennedy Jr. win a Supreme Court lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and prove that the COVID-19 vaccine does irreparable damage? No, that's not true: No such case was found in the Supreme Court docket. Lead Stories has
Snopes→ Supreme Court Set to Revisit LGBT Rights With Wedding Website Case
Another case about free speech and gay marriage has made its way to the high court: 303 Creative v. Elenis.
Logically→ The Indian courts ordered the release of those convicted of gangraping Bilkis Bano and murdering members of her family in 2002.
The 11 men who raped riot victim Bilkis Bano and killed members of her family were released by a panel formed by Gujarat Government, not the courts.
Snopes→ US Court Dismisses Nazi-Era Guelph Treasure Art Dispute
An American court has thrown out a lawsuit against a German museum foundation over a medieval treasure trove that was filed by heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – U.S Supreme Court is not going to put Trump back in office
The Supreme Court will put Donald Trump back in office in October
Snopes→ Court: Arkansas Can’t Ban Treatment of Transgender Kids
A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking the state from enforcing the 2021 law.
Snopes→ Gender Dysphoria Covered by Disability Law, Court Rules
A federal ruling that gender dysphoria is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act could help block conservative political efforts to restrict access to gender-affirming care.
Snopes→ Photo of Courteney Cox ‘Without Makeup’ Is Fake
If this was an episode of the old "Friends" TV show, it would probably be titled, "The One with Monica's Fake Selfie."
Snopes→ Statue Honors Once-Enslaved Woman Who Won Freedom in Court
The story of an enslaved woman who went to court to win her freedom more than 80 years before the Emancipation Proclamation had been pushed to the fringes of history.
Snopes→ Russia Probe Memo Wrongly Withheld Under Barr, Court Rules
The department had argued that the 2019 memo represented private deliberations of its lawyers before any decision was formalized.
Snopes→ UK Man in Court over Threat to ‘Kill Queen’ with Crossbow
Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, is charged under the Treason Act.
Snopes→ Unsealed Court Docs Show FBI Looking for Evidence Trump Violated Espionage Act
Here’s how the documents seized show possible wrongdoing.
Logically→ The U.S. Supreme Court has signed a verdict to impeach U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The U.S. Constitution gives sole power of impeachment to the House of Representatives. The Supreme Court cannot impeach public officials.
PolitiFact→ Karine Jean-Pierre – Karine Jean-Pierre’s mistaken comment on Supreme Court’s abortion decision
Overturning Roe v. Wade was an “unconstitutional action by” the Supreme Court.
Logically→ United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faked her arrest during an abortion rights demonstration outside the Supreme Court.
U.S. Capitol police arrested 35 people outside the Supreme Court, of whom 17 were lawmakers, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Snopes→ No, the US Supreme Court Did Not ‘Sign a Verdict’ to Impeach Pelosi
A widely shared Facebook post, from July 2022, was inaccurate and illogical in several ways.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Supreme Court Did NOT Sign Verdict To Impeach Speaker Pelosi
Did the Supreme Court finally sign a verdict to impeach Speaker Pelosi? No, that's not true: The clickbait headline for a video that shows multiple republican lawmakers speaking but makes no mention of an impeachment of Pelosi and offers
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – No, a Tennessee court did not approve ‘No Jews allowed’ signs
Tennessee court rules “taxpayer-funded establishments can place signs that say ‘No Jews allowed.’”
Snopes→ House OKs Bill to Protect Contraception from Supreme Court
The right to use contraceptives would be enshrined in law under a measure that Democrats pushed through the House.