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Texas Supreme Court Rules Laura Pressley Election Challenge “Moot
Protracted case comes down in favor of Council Member Greg Casar
"...2014 runoff election of Council Member Greg Casar is “moot.” The court overruled the lower court’s grant of sanctions..."

Jan. 27, 2019 News Post by Michael King

SCOTUS Rules Jane Doe Abortion Case “Moot
Undocumented minor had procedure done in October
"...suit over an undocumented minor seeking abortion access is "moot," as she already had the procedure last October. Referred..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

If an Attorney Is So Certain That Discussion Is Moot, Why Have Courts?

March 16, 2004 Postmarks

Man Push Cart
A small gem of a film about a small man doing small things in a very, very, very large world.
"...full of small triumphs that are almost immediately rendered moot by much larger disasters. Everything is precarious, all the..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Resident Evil: Apocalypse
You can't keep a bad zombie down.
"...sort of slow-motion, blurred charges that render individual horrors moot, a sure sign of a meager make-up effects budget...."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The mentally handicapped again are used as vehicles for our own best intentions.
"...late. She seems so lifeless, so unsassy. It’s almost moot how well Gooding performs. He’s a physically expressive actor,..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Species II
" mine, but in the end the point is moot: Species II is formulaic sex and violence devoid of..."

April 17, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Killer-D Lawsuit Still Alive
Both Rep. Lon Burnam and the Department of Public Safety win in appellate court
"...records related to Burnam's request, that the question was moot because the documents were already gone, and that neither..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Anonymity: Never Gonna Give You Up
Is 4chan Internet freedom's best hope?
"...lightsaber of the oppressed, as it turns out), Christopher "moot" Poole's 4chan site has gone relatively unremarked upon. Which..."

March 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

UT Lawyers Take On the Death Penalty in D.C.
A team of UT-based attorneys takes the Tennard case to the U.S. Supreme Court
"...hours preparing for this mock argument – called a "moot" in legal circles. The three mock jurists were all..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Point Austin: A Victory for Travis
Court decision on districts raises possibility for fairer politics
"...Smith, who argues at length that the matter is moot because the 2011 lines were redrawn by the courts..."

March 17, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Shazam! Fury of the Gods
The lackluster return of the DCEU kid in a hero's body
"...made it special. In the end, it’s probably a moot point – new studio architect James Gunn has a..."

March 24, 2023 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Public Notice: Good News!
Masks, vaccinations, skateboarders all get reprieves
"...of the case which, virus willing, may be a moot point by then...."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

A contemporary retelling of life in occupied France has chilling modern resonances
"'s apartment and realizing that his errand has become moot, he grabs the author’s manuscript, steals his identity, and..."

March 29, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Pressley’s Zombie Council Fight Gets Snuffed
Texas Supreme Court declares an end to 2014(!) city election
"...Pressley's challenge of her defeat by Greg Casar is "moot" – that is, over and done with – "now..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

How Sad
"...Mary Tuma titled "SCOTUS Rules Jane Doe Abortion Case 'Moot'." In the aforementioned King article, the Trump administration is..."

June 11, 2018 Postmarks

The Never-Ending Election Contest
Pressley v. Casar still pending before Supreme Court
"...attorneys ring all the possible changes on the word "moot." Nevertheless, Pressley's pleadings continue to accumulate, including not just..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic
"...wordless kiss he plants on his wife renders it moot...."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Lords of Salem
With his fifth horror feature, writer/director Rob Zombie proves he's a unique visionary in a repetitive cinematic genre.
"...the fact that it’s not a masterpiece seems almost moot. It’s a head trip, to be sure, but it’s..."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Attack of the Cybermen
Activism empowered by the Internet
"...more or less a semisecret noncollective born of Chris "moot" Pool's 4Chan site. (From Rickrolling, LOLcats, and creepiphilic Pedobears..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

WilCo 'Snit' Writ Large
Fight over whether county commissioners violated the law when they slashed Precinct 1 Constable Gary Griffin's budget moves to 3rd Court of Appeals
"...The commissioners now argue the lawsuit is moot and the Court of Appeals no longer has jurisdiction...."

Nov. 17, 2006 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Proposition 2 Plus 8
In addition to sexual obsessions, we get to vote on railroads and mortgages too
"...and some are still pending. The amendment would essentially moot the court cases and cede any state land and..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Daltry Calhoun
Johnny Knoxville stars in this slapdash tale of wacky Southerners and midlife crises that feels like a compilation reel of Blue Collar TV outtakes and Coen Brothers-lite quirkiness.
"...a feat of all-inclusiveness that renders the film a moot point at best...."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Grudge
New American version of haunted-house film follows the same tack as its Japanese predecessor, but is strangely neutered by its infusion of blond American actresses.
"...Tokusho Kikumura rendered the slippery narrative line a relatively moot point. This new version (shot by Takashi Miike regular..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

No Go for Jane Roe Yet
But a 5th Circuit judge "implores" the Supremes to revisit the case
"...published opinion, the court ruled that the appeal was moot, yet one justice, while concurring with the court, issued..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Till Human Voices Wake Us
"...revealed, which renders the rest of the film somewhat moot. Granted, Till Human Voices Wake Us is a beautiful..."

March 28, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Pianist
"...on a balmy summer Sunday? Ultimately, the argument is moot, or should be: Art, real art, simply is. Like..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Truth About Charlie
"...ask her husband, Charles, for a divorce -- a moot request, it turns out, as Charlie has already been..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Minority Report
" -- is this system truly infallible? -- seems moot at best until the head of the program, black-suited..."

June 21, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bad Company
"...that raise the possibility of nuclear holocaust has become moot, the box-office analysis should now focus on whether moviegoers..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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