Criminal Check Co. Can't Appeal Ruling Upholding FCRA

Law360, Philadelphia (December 21, 2012, 7:15 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal court judge on Friday refused to certify an appeal of a November decision that found the Fair Credit Reporting Act did not violate the First Amendment and kept alive a putative class action against a consumer reporting agency.

U.S. District Court Judge Petrese Tucker said consumer reporting agency General Information Services Inc. — which had argued that it was violation of the company’s First Amendment rights to keep it from sharing publicly available information about the criminal backgrounds sought by companies looking to...
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