Justices Deny Challenge To FCC's Junk Fax Rules

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand an Eighth Circuit ruling that held federal junk fax regulations were unassailable by an attorney handbook publisher facing $48 million in liability because he was required to first ask the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider them.

In their usual style, the high court justices declined to question the Eighth Circuit's decision that it could not entertain petitioner Douglas Walburg's challenge to a 2006 FCC order implementing the Junk Fax Protection Act, an amendment to the anti-spam Telephone Consumer...
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