Judge Bars Economist From Testifying On FTC’s Efforts In Telemarketing Fraud Suit

(January 15, 2016, 12:33 PM EST) -- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An economist is not qualified to speak on whether the Federal Trade Commission made good faith efforts and on congressional intent in a telemarking consumer fraud lawsuit, an Illinois federal judge ruled Jan. 13, partially excluding the economist’s testimony (United States of America and the States of California, Illinois, North Carolina and Ohio v. Dish Network LLC, No. 09-3073, C.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4145).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160212-002Z.)

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