3rd Circ. Preview: Gun Ad Probe, 'Joke' Tweet Mark November

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By Jeannie O’Sullivan (November 5, 2021, 8:22 PM EDT) — Smith & Wesson and Aetna are among the companies that will turn to the Third Circuit this month to mount constitutional and confidentiality challenges, part of a lively docket that also includes labor and racketeering matters.

The gunmaker wants to revive its claim that the state of New Jersey’s probe into potentially fraudulent marketing violates free speech and other constitutional provisions, while the insurer seeks to shield sensitive business information that found its way onto the docket of the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust challenge to a health care merger.

The federal appeals court will also consider if a Twitter post by…

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