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Spokeo Split: How High Court's Ruling Is Being Interpreted

Law360, New York (December 2, 2016, 7:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Spokeo v. Robins that plaintiffs must allege concrete harm to bring statutory privacy claims has wreaked havoc on the lower courts over the last six months, producing divergent decisions in cases with similar fact patterns and building up to what many attorneys predict will be another high court showdown before a newly configured bench of justices.

Since the Supreme Court handed down its hotly anticipated opinion in May, there have been at least eight appellate court opinions and 50 district court decisions stemming from alleged violations of statutes ranging from the Fair Credit Reporting...

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