Ill. Town Asks High Court To Hear Parking Ticket Privacy Case

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 7:05 PM EST) -- A Chicago suburb has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on an $80 million federal lawsuit over whether the town's policy of printing personal information on parking tickets violates a federal privacy statute, arguing such government functions are exempted.

The village of Palatine, Ill., claims the Seventh Circuit erred in an August en banc ruling finding that Palatine has been violating the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act by printing personal information on tickets issued to vehicles parked illegally, saying an exemption in the statute...
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