FCC Inmate Call Rate Order Again Halted At DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (March 24, 2016, 8:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission's efforts to cap rates for calls from prisons and jails hit another snag Wednesday when a D.C. Circuit voted to lift regulations on the price of such calls until it decides the validity of the FCC order implementing them.

The panel voted 2 to 1, along party lines, to grant a stay of the FCC's rate cap on in-state calls inmates make, mere weeks after a different panel had temporarily frozen interstate caps. The brief order did not details panel's reasoning for granting the stay requested by call providers Securus Technologies Inc., Global Tel*Link and Telmate LLC,...

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