The Socionics case has entered its third week of deliberations. The case was filed by rmcnew, who alleged that Tcaudilllg has engaged in edit-warring and personal attacks. Tcaudilllg has denied the allegations, calling them "ad hominem attacks on [his] character". No significant drafting has yet taken place; a draft decision, to be written by arbitrator Carcharoth, was expected by 25 October.
The Asmahan case has entered its sixth week of deliberations. The filing editor, Supreme Deliciousness, alleges that Arab Cowboy has engaged in a variety of disruptive behavior on the "Asmahan" article; Arab Cowboy denies the allegations, and claims that Supreme Deliciousness is pursuing a disruptive agenda of his own. No drafting of proposals has yet taken place, although the drafting arbitrator, John Vandenberg, has posed a number of questions to the parties. A draft decision in the case was expected by 20 October.
Eastern European mailing list
The Eastern European mailing list case has entered its sixth week of deliberations, and its second week of voting. The case concerns a set of leaked mailing list archives which are alleged to show an extensive history of collusion among numerous editors of Eastern European topics. Standard workshop procedures have been suspended for the case, so normal drafting of proposals by the parties and other editors has not taken place.
The proposed decision, written by arbitrator Coren, would strip Piotrus of his administrator status, ban him for three months, and place him under a topic ban for one year; ban Digwuren and Martintg for three months and also place them under year-long topic bans; and issue a number of admonishments and reminders, as well as an amnesty for all participants of the mailing list not otherwise sanctioned. A secondary proposal by arbitrator Rlevse would ban Tymek for three months as well. No other arbitrators have yet commented on the proposed remedies.
The Speed of light case was closed this week. The decision places Brews ohare and FDT under general probation, and bans both from "all physics-related pages and topics, broadly construed" for a period of one year.
Amendments, clarifications, and other motions
The Committee has adopted a motion amending the Date delinking decision to acknowledge that the full-date unlinking bot satisfies the requirements of a community-approved process for date delinking as stipulated in the case.
A pair of motions to amend the ADHD decision have been proposed by arbitrator Vassyana. The motions would either ban Literaturegeek from the topic area for one year, or place him under general probation for the same period. A third motion, banning Scuro from the topic area, has also been proposed. Arbitrator voting on the motions is currently divided.
Following a review by the Audit Subcommittee, Raul654 has resigned his access to the CheckUser and Oversight tools, and the associated mailing lists, and has committed not to use his administrative tools in the topic area of global warming.