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High Court FCRA Case Could Shake Up Class Action Standing

By Allison Grande (March 26, 2021, 9:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will again tackle the hot-button issue of what conditions must be met for plaintiffs to press statutory privacy claims, when the justices hear arguments on Tuesday in a dispute that could drastically curtail or even eliminate large consumer privacy and data breach class actions. 

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) In TransUnion v. Ramirez, a class action dispute alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the high court has been asked to consider whether federal courts can certify consumer...

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