Senate Subcommittee Urges High Court To Reject Stay Of Backpage CEO’s Subpoena

Mealey's (September 12, 2016, 1:33 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals order requiring Backpage.com LLC CEO Carl Ferrer to comply with a discovery subpoena related to a sex trafficking investigation should stand, a U.S. Senate subcommittee told the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 9, opposing Ferrer’s application to stay the order pending high court review (Carl Ferrer v. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, No. 16A236, U.S. Sup.).

(Opposition to application available. Document #68-161013-005B.)

Stressing the importance of the underlying investigation of online human sex trafficking,...
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