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What Impact Does Spokeo Have on TCCWNA?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins has, rightfully, attracted much attention in the world of class action litigation. The court reaffirmed that plaintiffs must possess Article III standing to bring suit in federal courts, clarifying that plaintiffs must allege a concrete injury as opposed to a mere statutory/procedural violation by a defendant. Defendants will rely on the decision to argue that plaintiffs are not able to allege or show any concrete injury with respect to many of the statutory based…

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Supreme Court Set to Hear Cases on “No-Injury” Class Actions

In November, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in two cases that could have broad implications on class action litigation.  Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, which will be argued on November 2, 2015, will address whether the publication of inaccurate personal information in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is alone sufficient to confer upon a plaintiff Article III standing.  The second case, Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphaked, set for November 11, 2015, concerns the standard for class certification under…

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