Parking Tickets Violate Privacy, 7th Circ. Hears Again

Law360, Chicago (February 9, 2012, 5:56 PM EST) -- A plaintiff's lawyer fought for the revival of his client's putative class action against a Chicago suburb on Thursday, arguing at an en banc Seventh Circuit hearing that the village violates the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by printing personal information on parking citations.

But an attorney for the village of Palatine, Ill., said the statute's language does not bar its use of the information on the tickets and that much of the data at issue is often publicly available anyway.

Eleven appeals court judges heard arguments...
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