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Judge sets first hearing in Twitter lawsuits against Elon Musk

FILE PHOTO: An image of Elon Musk is seen on smartphone placed on printed Twitter logos in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A judge will hear arguments on Tuesday for Twitter Inc’s request for a September trial in its lawsuit seeking to hold Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, to his $44 billion deal for the social media platform, according to a court filing.

Kathaleen McCormick, the chancellor of Delaware’s Court of Chancery, set a 90-minute hearing beginning at 11 am ET in Wilmington.

Reporting by Tom Hals in Wilmington, Delaware

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