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Senate files contempt claim against in federal court

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

A Comparison of Pennsylvania State and Federal Grand Jury Procedure

Federal ... court will find the witness in contempt. This is civil contempt, and the judge should be requested to stay any punishment pending appeal and grant bail pending appeal. If bail is denied by ... read more

Senate votes to hold CEO of 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 The Senate ... filed in court ... read more

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We must end human trafficking

So for the first time in two decades, the Senate voted to file a civil action in court to enforce a subpoena, holding Backpage in contempt. The vote was unanimous. The federal judge who heard our case ... read more

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