What To Watch As High Court Tackles TCPA's Autodialer Ban

By Allison Grande (May 5, 2020, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is gearing up to consider the constitutionality of the most litigation-fueling provision of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a challenge that will not only raise thorny First Amendment issues, but could also drastically transform the liability that companies face for placing autodialed calls. 

Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants is set to come before the justices for oral arguments held via an unprecedented livestream teleconference Wednesday. The case asks the high court to determine the constitutionality of a 2015 amendment to the TCPA that exempts automated calls that relate to the collection of student loans and other debts "owed to...

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