NJ Continues Defense Of Its Anti-Human-Trafficking Bill

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The State of New Jersey responded to a suit on Tuesday that challenges a recently passed anti-human-trafficking law, indicating the state's intent to continue defending the bill against online services providers who say the legislation will cause them undue liability.

The state filed in New Jersey federal court a pair of identical answers to two lawsuits that dispute the recently passed Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act. The plaintiffs contend the legislation would curtail the constitutional right to free speech and open online service providers...
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