The evidence phase of this case, which deals with sourcing methods in articles pertaining to race politics, is scheduled to close May 21, 2013, the workshop is to close on May 28 and the proposed decision is scheduled to be posted June 4.
In the case, brought by Lecen, an editor is accused of systematically skewing several articles involving former Argentine president Juan Manuel de Rosas to portray a brutal dictator as a democratic leader, in keeping with the political motives of Argentine "nationalists" or "revisionists".
The evidence stage was scheduled to close 12 April 2013, the workshop stage on 19 April, and a proposed decision was scheduled for 26 April.
This case was brought to the Committee by KillerChihuahua, who alleges the discussion over this American political group has degenerated into incivility. Evidence for the case was due by 20 March 2013, the workshop was to close on 27 March, and a proposed decision was scheduled for 3 April.
Other requests and committee action
Clarification request: WP:ARBPIA/Jerusalem: A request by Sm8900 seeking advice over a committee-mandated RFC that appeared to have bogged down was closed with the committee advising against intervention in the current process or assessment of effectiveness of the mandated dispute resolution process before its completion.
Clarification request: Scientology: A request by Prioryman seeking to clarify the scope of discretionary sanctions in Scientology-related articles was closed with the advice that discretionary sanctions apply to any edits that are about Scientology and are deemed disruptive, whether or not the relevant articles are tagged with the appropriate wikiproject banner.
Clarification request: TimidGuy ban appeal: A 29 April 2013 request, initiated by MastCell, requests the release of voting information for the rejection of Will Beback's ban appeal, or failing that, an explanation of why such information cannot be provided. (Note: this is not the same as the request of the same name brought on April 5, 2013, by IRWolfie.)
Clarification request: Discretionary sanctions appeals procedure: A request to clarify the appeal process for discretionary sanctions warnings was filed by Sandstein.