D.C. Circuit: Trial Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over ZIP Code Collection Suit

Mealey's (July 29, 2016, 1:39 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A district court had no jurisdiction to rule on a class complaint filed by two consumers accusing two retailers of violating District of Columbia consumer protection laws when they requested customers’ ZIP codes in connection with credit card purchases, the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 26 (Whitney Hancock, et al. v. Urban Outfitters, Inc., et al., No. 14-7047, D.C. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13548)....

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