DC Circ. Stays Portion Of FCC Inmate Phone Call Rate Rule

Law360, Los Angeles (January 13, 2014, 7:59 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit handed a victory to an inmate phone call service provider and several state prison systems on Monday, granting a stay to some portions of a U.S. Federal Communications Commission rule setting limits on how much prisoners and their families must pay to talk to one another.

The three-judge appellate panel partially approved a motion for a stay on three segments of the rule pending the result of the suit, in which Securus Technologies Inc. is challenging the rule, according to Monday’s order....
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