US Supreme Court Explores Standing Doctrine in ‘Spokeo’ [The Legal Intelligencer]

Stephen Miller, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, and Leigh Ann Benson, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department, discuss Spokeo v. Robins, an appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit raising the question whether Congress may create an “injury-in-fact” simply from the violation of a federal statute. In this case, Congress authorized a private cause of action based on the violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which regulates the use of credit information by consumer reporting agencies.

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