Spokeo Wants Justices To Revisit Last Year’s Standing Ruling

Law360, New York (December 13, 2017, 10:50 PM EST) -- Spokeo is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit the Article III standing bar it set last year in a dispute over alleged inaccuracies on a credit report, saying the justices' pronouncement that some intangible injuries could meet this threshold has spurred “widespread confusion” that “cries out” for an immediate resolution.

The self-proclaimed people search engine's petition for writ of certiorari, which was docketed Dec. 6, marks the latest chapter in a long-running and influential battle. The high court first weighed in on the case in May 2016, when it ruled that plaintiffs cannot rely on mere statutory violations to establish...

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