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Students Not Hurt By Sold Test Info, 7th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (November 19, 2015, 6:11 PM EST) -- A group of college entrance exam takers were not harmed by the sale of their personal information by two national testing agencies and therefore lacked standing to bring a proposed class action, the Seventh Circuit decided Wednesday, affirming an Illinois lower court’s ruling.

The injury claims of Cathlene Silha and her fellow test takers must be based on their own loss and cannot be based on the fact that American College Test Inc. and the College Board made money from the sale of their personal information to other educational organizations, the three-judge circuit panel said Wednesday. Yet the group hasn’t alleged...

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

January 15, 2015

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