4 Privacy Cases To Watch This Supreme Court Term

By Allison Grande (October 7, 2015, 1:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this session will decide if consumers can sue for technical violations of privacy laws without alleging an actual injury and whether defendants can hedge off costly statutory claims by making a settlement offer to individual plaintiffs.

An employment case challenging the parameters for certifying a class, as well as a pending petition over whether law enforcement agencies need a warrant to obtain an individual's cellphone location data from wireless carriers, will also garner significant interest among privacy attorneys, experts say.

"[These cases] are clearly a reflection of how the courts are starting to determine how they should...

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