NJ Signals It May Stop Defending Anti-Human Trafficking Law

Law360, New York (September 03, 2013, 9:26 PM ET) -- The State of New Jersey indicated Friday that it may abandon a recently enacted anti-human trafficking law that was blocked by a New Jersey federal judge after critics challenged its constitutionality and said it could make online service providers liable for user-posted content.

According to a letter filed Friday, two weeks after U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh blocked the newly enacted Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act, New Jersey Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Feinblatt asked the court for an extension on a reply...
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