High Court Won't Tackle FCRA Row Revival Under Spokeo

Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 9:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a challenge to a Ninth Circuit decision that revived a Fair Credit Reporting Act suit against a subsidiary of oilfield services giant Schlumberger Ltd., passing up an opportunity to address questions over the interpretation of last year’s Spokeo decision.

The high court’s decision to deny M-I LLC’s petition for writ of certiorari lets stand a Ninth Circuit decision from January that plaintiff Sarmad Syed had alleged an injury sufficient to establish Article III standing under the Supreme Court’s...
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