High Court Declines To Hear Parking Ticket Privacy Case

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into an $80 million proposed class action over whether a Chicago suburb’s policy of printing personal information on parking tickets violates the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.

The village of Palatine, Ill., claimed in a November petition for writ of certiorari that the Seventh Circuit was mistaken in its August ruling that Palatine has been violating the act by printing the information on tickets. The village had argued that an exemption in the statute allows for such...
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