Amicus Briefs for March 2014

When a court considers a case whose outcome may affect consumers or competition, the FTC may file a “friend of the court” brief to provide information that can help the court make its decision in a way that protects consumers or promotes competition. To find a specific FTC brief, use the filters on this page.

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Jo Batman v. Facebook, Inc.

Citation Number: 13-16819
Federal Court: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Brief of the Federal Trade Commission urging the Ninth Circuit to reject the district court’s suggestion that the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) preempts state law privacy protections for people outside of COPPA’s coverage, including teenagers.

Esther Buchanan v. Northland Group Inc.

Citation Number: 13-2523
Federal Court: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Amicus brief of the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau supporting reversal and providing the agencies’ combined knowledge and expertise on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and its application to the collection of debts after the statute of limitations to file suit for collection has run on.