Calif. Judge Won't Put Hold On Texas' Investigation Of Twitter

Law360 (June 9, 2021, 7:45 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has shut down Twitter's bid for an injunction halting Texas' probe into the social media platform's moderation practices, echoing Attorney General Ken Paxton's argument that the company is unlikely to succeed with its appeal of last month's axing of its suit over the investigation.

U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney on Tuesday ruled that Twitter's request for a preliminary injunction pending appeal to block Paxton from continuing its probe of potential violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act is premature. As previously found in her May 11 order granting Paxton's dismissal bid, the judge reiterated that the attorney...

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