NJ Legal Publisher Can't Beat Junk Fax Class Action

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 6:16 PM EST) -- A federal judge in New Jersey refused to throw out a class action brought by a New York law firm against the publisher of "New Jersey Lawyers Diary and Manual" for faxing thousands of unsolicited advertisements, rejecting the publisher's argument that state law barred the case brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Judge Katharine S. Hayden's ruling is the second for the court on this case — this time "in a substantially shifted legal context," the judge said — adding another chapter to what...
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