U.S. News & World Report, L.P. v. Chiu

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Case Number:

3:24-cv-00395

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Court:

California Northern

Nature of Suit:

Civil Rights: Other

Judge:

William H. Orrick

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  1. May 07, 2024

    US News' Suit Over SF Ranking Probe Premature, Judge Says

    A California federal judge on Tuesday tossed without prejudice U.S. News & World Report's lawsuit challenging the San Francisco City Attorney's subpoenas seeking information about its methodology for ranking hospitals, saying the suit jumps the gun because U.S. News is not bringing a valid pre-enforcement claim.

  2. April 10, 2024

    US News Fights Uphill To Block SF's 'Best Hospitals' Probe

    A California federal judge indicated Wednesday he'll likely dismiss U.S. News & World Report's lawsuit challenging the San Francisco City Attorney's subpoenas seeking information about its methodology for ranking hospitals, saying the issue isn't ripe since the subpoenas aren't self-enforcing and the city hasn't yet sued for the information.

  3. February 29, 2024

    SF City Atty Seeks To Exit US News 'Best Hospitals' Probe Suit

    San Francisco's city attorney has asked a California federal court to toss U.S. News & World Report's suit claiming that his office issued "flatly unconstitutional" subpoenas into the publisher's ranking methodology for its "Best Hospitals" list, arguing that the suit fails to state an injury.

  4. January 24, 2024

    US News Sues SF City Atty Over 'Best Hospitals' Probe

    U.S. News & World Report LP hit San Francisco's city attorney with a lawsuit in California federal court Tuesday, accusing his office of issuing overly burdensome, invasive and "flatly unconstitutional" subpoenas into the publisher's ranking methodology for its annual "Best Hospitals" list merely because he allegedly disagrees with its editorial viewpoint.