BREAKING: SCOTUS Says FCC’s Hobbs Act TCPA Authority “Difficult to Answer”– Sends PDR Resources Case Back for More Work
The US Supreme Court issued its big opinion in PDR Network v. Carlton & Harris, today. Found here: PDR Resources The opinion–which was expected to answer the question of whether the FCC actually had the long-assumed power to exclusively implement the TCPA– ended up falling short of providing an answer.
Instead SCOTUS–in a rather remarkable admission– found it “difficult to answer this question”– and has sent the case back to the circuit court of appeal for further determinations on two very interesting preliminary issues.
More analysis shortly.