9th Circ. Won't Stop Ex-Backpage Owners' New Pimping Trial

By Lauren Berg (September 21, 2022, 10:43 PM EDT) -- Former Backpage.com owners and employees will have to face a new trial in the government's pimping case after a mistrial was declared due to irrelevant child trafficking stories mentioned by government witnesses, the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday, rejecting their argument the case should be tossed on double jeopardy grounds....

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