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A Federal Court Blocks California’s New Medical Misinformation Law

January 26, 2023

…In December, another judge in the Central District of California denied an injunction in a similar case. The split verdicts raise the likelihood that the law’s fate could ultimately be decided at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco.
“I think the judge saw the law for what it was: an attempt to silence doctors who disagree” with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or other regulatory bodies, said Jenin Younes, a lawyer with the New Civil Liberties Alliance in Washington who represented five doctors who brought the lawsuit…

Originally Published in New York Times