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Supreme Court Grants Cert in Spokeo Case

The Supreme Court yesterday morning granted Spokeo, Inc.’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the closely watched case of Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339. The case presents the question as to whether defendants can be held liable for automatic statutory penalties under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other federal statutes where the … Continue Reading

Four Words the Fair Credit Reporting Act Has Class Action Plaintiffs and Their Lawyers Repeating: “Show Me The Money!”

Editors’ Note:  This post is being jointly published on Baker’s Employment Class Action Blog. Over the past few years, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the federal law mandating, among other things, procedures and reporting requirements employers must follow when conducting background checks through a third party vendor, has become a hot-button employment issue, and … Continue Reading
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