Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Twitter Inc. is asking a California federal court to halt an investigation into its confidential content moderation procedures brought by the Texas Attorney General’s Office after the company banned ex-President Donald Trump from its platform.

Attorneys from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr are representing Twitter in the complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton, which accuses Paxton of retaliating against the social media giant for suspending Trump.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

More from this author

Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.