Supreme Court Declines To Stay Senate Subcommittee Subpoena On Backpage.com CEO
Mealey's (September 14, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a Sept. 13 order, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an application for stay filed by Backpage.com LLC CEO Carl Ferrer, in which he sought relief from a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals order requiring him to comply with a U.S. Senate subcommittee subpoena related to an investigation of online sex trafficking (Carl Ferrer v. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, No. 16A236, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. LEXIS 4452).
(Order available. Document #24-160915-019R.)
In denying Ferrer’s stay application, the high court...