Time Unit Beats Magazine Subscriber Class In 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (March 09, 2012, 4:52 PM ET) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday ruled that class action plaintiffs must face a threat of future harm from a company’s actions in order to request injunctive relief, nixing class certification for magazine subscribers suing a Time Inc. unit that allegedly sent out deceptive renewal notices.

The five plaintiffs lack standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution to seek injunctive relief on behalf of a proposed class because they have not established they will likely be harmed by Synapse Group Inc.'s practices in the future, a...
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