Ken Strickland-Garcia

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Court Rules Census to Continue Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

On October 7, the 9th Circuit issued an opinion mandating that the 2020 Census data collection process would continue through October 30 and that the processing of said data was allowed to take as...

Soup Labelling Case Headed to Trial in Illinois

On October 5, in the Southern District of Illinois, the Honorable Chief Judge Rosenstengel allowed a case of deceptive advertising via labeling on a soup can under Illinois state law to proceed to trial...

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advocates for Drug Decriminalization in Oregon

On Monday, new Oregon Secretary of State records confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla Chan are throwing their weight behind an Oregon ballot initiative, Measure 110, that will allow voters...

Minn. Court Upholds COVID-19 Mask Mandate

On October 2, in the District of Minnesota, the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz held that a Minnesota Executive Order (EO) mandating masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 did not violate the First Amendment...

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls: Olympia Beer Is Allegedly Using Tap Water, Says False Advertising Suit

On October 1, in the Eastern District of California, the Honorable Troy L. Nunley allowed a false advertising claim against a beer company to go to trial, determining that allegations of falsifying the water source...

Vermont Governor May Veto Cannabis Legalization Bill

Less than a week after the bill’s enrollment, Vermont Governor Phil Scott expressed motivation to perhaps veto the recent cannabis legalization bill, S. 54,  sent to his desk last week with overwhelming support from both...