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Senate files contempt claim against backpage.com in federal court

WASHINGTON • The Senate followed through on contempt proceedings against the the online advertising site, backpage.com, when Senate lawyers Tuesday filed civil contempt papers in federal district ... read more

Senate holds Backpage.com in contempt

The U.S. Senate hit back against ... lawsuit. Federal and state officials have slammed Backpage.com as a scourge that protects child sex traffickers. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed ... read more

Cheering a Contempt Case Against Backpage.com

Backpage claims ... Committee, filed a civil action in Federal District Court to enforce the subpoena on Carl Ferrer, the chief executive of Backpage.com and require the company to turn over the ... read more

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Senate Seeks Contempt In Bid For Online Sex Trade Docs

Law360, Washington (March 30, 2016, 3:26 PM EDT) -- For the first time in more than 20 years, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday filed a civil contempt action, asking a D.C. federal court to force the online ... read more


Senate holds Backpage.com in contempt, sparking likely free speech fight

The Senate took a rare step on Thursday and held a company in contempt ... to file a lawsuit against the company. The company has previously stated that it would welcome a lawsuit, so it can defend ... read more

As Rob Portman and Senate prepare to bring contempt-of-Congress charge, Backpage.com says 'Bring it on'

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate this afternoon is expected to vote to hold Backpage.com, a website that ... Kennedy, in contempt. Kennedy turned over the records sought, so the contempt charge was never ... read more

Supreme Court Briefly Blocks Senate Subpoena Over Sex Ads

In a case challenging the subpoena power of Congress, the Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily halted a court order requiring Backpage.com to turn over business records as part of a Senate ... ... read more

Backpage's hindrance of sex trafficking investigation brings Senate contempt

The Senate voted Thursday to cite Backpage.com, the country’s largest online classified ad marketplace for sex services, for contempt ... is eager to get into court and defend itself. As an online ... read more

Senate holds advertising site in contempt over sex trafficking subpoenas

It authorizes Senate lawyers to file a civil contempt action against Backpage in a District of Columbia federal court, asking that the court ... firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, said: “Backpage ... read more

Senate votes to hold CEO of Backpage.com in contempt

He said in one recent lawsuit against the site, the plaintiff was a 15-year-old girl who had been raped more than 1,000 times because of being advertised on Backpage.com. The Senate ... filed in court ... read more

Boral files contempt action against CFMEU

BORAL has filed contempt proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria against the Construction Forestry Mining ... and Fair Work Building and Construction had advised the federal Senate that they were ... read more

Senate holds Backpage.com in contempt

The Senate took a rare step on Thursday and held a company in contempt ... to file a lawsuit against the company. The company has previously stated that it would welcome a lawsuit, so it can defend ... read more



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