Feds Defend Robocall Ban's Constitutionality At 6th Circ.

By Christopher Cole (February 12, 2021, 8:12 PM EST) -- In a bid to intervene in a Sixth Circuit challenge to the national robocall ban, the federal government argued that the U.S. Supreme Court did not gut the entire prohibition when it killed a carveout to the law last year.

The U.S. Department of Justice told the appeals court that it would oppose the stance by gas and electric supplier Realgy LLC, which was accused in Ohio federal court of making unwanted phone calls to a consumer, that the high court ruling made the entire law unenforceable while the carveout was in effect. Realgy got the proposed class action dismissed at...

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