Fox News is facing new legal challenges in the ongoing lawsuit brought against the network by Dominion Voting Systems. In a court filing on Wednesday, Dominion asked the judge to allow several “motions in limine,” which would prevent Fox News from using certain arguments and evidence in the case.
Dominion alleges that Fox News spread false information about the company’s voting machines in the 2020 election, leading to a loss of business and reputation. Fox News has denied the allegations, arguing that it was exercising its First Amendment right to free speech.
The new motions in limine seek to limit Fox News’ ability to present evidence and arguments that Dominion says are irrelevant or prejudicial. Among the motions is one that would prevent Fox News from using the argument that Dominion was involved in a conspiracy to rig the election against former President Trump.
The judge in the case has not yet ruled on the motions in limine, but the filing is a sign of the increasing legal pressure facing Fox News in the Dominion lawsuit. Earlier this week, the network filed a motion to dismiss the case, arguing that its coverage of the election was protected by the First Amendment.
The Dominion lawsuit is just one of several legal challenges facing Fox News and other media outlets over their coverage of the 2020 election. As the legal battles continue, the case could have significant implications for the future of media freedom and responsibility in the United States.