Justices Remand Charter Bias Suit, Citing Comcast Ruling

Law360 (March 30, 2020, 11:54 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent a black-owned production studio's $10 billion racial bias case against Charter back to the Ninth Circuit to be reevaluated under a strict causation standard that the justices cemented in a ruling for Comcast last week.

Entertainment Studios, which is owned by former comedian Byron Allen, separately sued Charter and Comcast several years ago alleging that Allen's race is the reason his company hasn't been able to get either media giant to carry its channels for years. 

However, the high court ruled last week in the Comcast case that allegations of racial bias in contracting must...

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