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October 6, 2017

New Report Shows Class Actions Hurt Consumers. But We Already Knew That.

Spokeo case may return to U.S. Supreme Court after Ninth Circuit ruling about concrete harm, attorney says: Pamela Devata, a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw in Chicago, said that the Supreme Court may soon consider the issue of concrete harm. She cited the issues created by the Spokeo v. Robins case and a new Fair Credit Reporting Act case that “questions whether an informational injury would satisfy standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution.” (Legal Newsline)

Spectrum Dubs TCPA Unconstitutional In Call Dispute: Telecommunications company Spectrum told a California judge that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act charges against the company violate the First Amendment by exempting government-sent messages but not private ones. Spectrum’s attorneys say the exemption is unconstitutional because if favors certain content over others. (Law360)

 

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