Calif. Judge Dismisses $20B Race Bias Suit Against Comcast

Law360, Los Angeles (October 5, 2016, 10:39 PM EDT) -- A California judge Wednesday dismissed a $20 billion racial discrimination suit filed against Comcast by television producer Byron Allen's company and the National Association of African American Owned Media, saying an amended complaint still didn't show how Comcast's decision not to carry their stations involved bias.

The three-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Terry J. Hatter granting Comcast's motion to dismiss the second amended complaint from Allen's Entertainment Studios Networks and the association stated that the court had noted pleading deficiencies in dismissing the prior version of the suit. Those deficiencies hadn't been cured in the second complaint, Judge Hatter said....

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