U.S. Government To Join High Court Arguments Over Fair Credit Report Act Standing

Mealey's (October 6, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its Oct. 5 order list, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a motion by U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr., representing the federal government, to participate in upcoming oral arguments in a case addressing whether a plaintiff sufficiently alleged injury under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in a class complaint over a data aggregator’s purported online publication of false information about him (Spokeo, Inc. v. Thomas Robins, et al., No. 13-1339, U.S. Sup.).

(Order list available. Document #97-151022-023R.)

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