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Posted: 10/4/2004 10:58:55 AM EST
The Supreme Court turned away a challenge today to the federal do-not-call registry, ending telemarketers' bid to invoke free-speech arguments to get the popular ban on unwanted phone solicitations thrown out.

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,134387,00.html

Thank you.



Now.. all you telemarketers... go eat dog shit & bark at the moon.
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:02:45 AM EST
What was the ruling? Was it unanimous?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:09:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/4/2004 11:09:25 AM EST by PAEBR332]

Originally Posted By Torf:
What was the ruling? Was it unanimous?



I looks like the Court refused to grantcertiorari, meaning they will not actually hear the case, and the lower court ruling will stand without review.

It takes at 4 Justices to grant cert, so at least 6 Justices agreed tacitly with the lower court's ruling.
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:10:21 AM EST

Originally Posted By PAEBR332:

Originally Posted By Torf:
What was the ruling? Was it unanimous?



I looks like the Court refused to grantcertiorari, meaning they will not actually hear the case, and the lower court ruling will stand without review.

It takes at 4 Justices to grant cert, so at least 6 Justices agreed tacitly with the lower court's ruling.



Yup, you are right. I didn't even consider that (stupidly, since the court just opened).
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 6:32:40 PM EST
Looks like they did something right for a change!!
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