Split High Court Remands Fair Credit Reporting Act Suit For ‘Concreteness’ Finding

Mealey's (May 16, 2016, 12:43 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. Supreme Court majority on May 16 reversed a ruling by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals related to class claims against an online data aggregator under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), finding that although the appeals court considered whether a lead plaintiff alleged an injury in fact that was sufficiently particularized to establish standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution, the court did not properly weight the claims’ concreteness under the act (Spokeo, Inc. v. Thomas Robins, et...
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