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BREAKING TCPA NEWS: Facebook Files Cert Petition Seeking Supreme Court Free Speech Review of TCPA

October 17, 2019 could end up being a red-letter date in First Amendment history.

Facebook today asked the Supreme Court to review whether the TCPA–the broadest restriction on constitutionally-protected speech in American history– survives First Amendment strict scrutiny analysis and to strike the statute’s automated telephone dialing system restrictions if not. The petition comes following denial of en banc review by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal in the Duguid putative TCPA class action suit.

A copy of the petition is available here: Facebook Cert Petition.

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Eric Troutman Class Action Attorney
Of Counsel

Eric Troutman is one of the country’s prominent class action defense lawyers and is nationally recognized in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation and compliance. He has served as lead defense counsel in more than 70 national TCPA class actions and has litigated nearly a thousand individual TCPA cases in his role as national strategic litigation counsel for major banks and finance companies. He also helps industry participants build TCPA-compliant processes, policies, and systems.

Eric has built a national litigation practice based upon deep experience, rigorous...