Spokeo Aftermath: A Look At The 11th Circ. Approach

Law360, New York (August 11, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling, the hope is that it will provide clear guidance on a particular area of law so that lower courts can uniformly apply the law. Unfortunately, from time to time, courts disagree as to the application of Supreme Court jurisprudence. Often, courts struggle with determining whether particular Supreme Court rulings are limited to the facts or intended for broad application. The Supreme Court's ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540, 194 L. Ed. 2d 635 (2016) appears to have sparked such controversy.

In Spokeo, the Supreme Court vacated and remanded the Ninth...

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