U.S. District Judge Mark E. Walker on Thursday disqualified himself from presiding over the court battle between the Walt Disney Company and Gov. Ron DeSantis, but for different reasons than stated in a motion by DeSantis’ legal team which Walker called “nothing more than rank judge-shopping.” Lawyers for the governor filed a motion for Walker’s disqualification last month claiming that in another case, the judge asked questions that suggested bias in favor of Disney.

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    09/19/2023 - 6:47 pm | View Link
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    09/8/2023 - 2:46 am | View Link
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    09/7/2023 - 11:25 pm | View Link
  • Disney drops part of its lawsuit against DeSantis to focus on free speech claims
    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has amended its lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and his hand-picked oversight board, dropping all of its claims except one.
    09/7/2023 - 12:37 pm | View Link
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