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D.C. Circuit Weighing FCC's Controversial 2015 TCPA Declaratory Ruling
Today, a panel of the D.C. Circuit—composed of Judges Srinivasan and Pillard and Senior Judge Edwards—heard argument in ACA International v. FCC.
United States
19 Oct 2016
FCC Expands Potential Liability Under The Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Business-to-Customer Calls And Text Messages
"This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public."
United States
29 Jul 2015
Arizona District Court Enforces Contractual Provision Shortening Statute Of Limitations Period
On August 15, 2012, a federal court in Arizona dismissed a putative class action asserting false-advertising claims against internet domain-name registrar
United States
24 Aug 2012
California Federal District Court Dismisses TCPA Class Action Challenging "Confirmatory Text Messages
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, prohibits placing calls using an "automatic telephone dialing system".
United States
29 Jun 2012
Federal Court Dismisses Some But Not All Claims in False-Advertising Class Action Against Maker of Guacamole Dip
A federal district court in California has dismissed some but not all of the claims in a class action against a food manufacturer alleging that the labeling on guacamole and bean dip is deceptive in violation of California consumer protection laws.
United States
20 Apr 2011
Seventh Circuit Sides with Eleventh Circuit, Rules that Federal Jurisdiction Under the Class Action Fairness Act Is Not Dependent on Class Certification
In "Cunningham Charter Corp. v. Learjet, Inc.", __ F. 3d __, 2010 WL 199627 (7th Cir. Jan. 22, 2010), the Seventh Circuit has ruled that federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA), 28 U.S.C. § 1332(d)(5), does not depend on whether the class is certified.
United States
17 Feb 2010
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