Securus Can't Escape Prison Callers' Recording Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2016, 8:59 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of callers accusing prison telephone service provider Securus Technologies of recording their calls without permission on Monday escaped a dismissal bid with their claims mostly intact, as a California federal judge refuted the company's arguments that the plaintiffs lacked evidence.

In his order on Securus' motion to dismiss for lack of standing the allegations lodged by named plaintiffs Juan Romero, Frank Tiscareno and Kenneth Elliott — two former San Diego prison inmates and a criminal defense attorney, respectively — that prison calls placed through the company were recorded and archived without their knowledge, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T....

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