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The U.S. Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction over Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins to answer this question: May Congress confer Article III standing upon a plaintiff who suffers no concrete harm and who could, therefore, not otherwise invoke the jurisdiction of a federal court by authorizing a private right of action based on a bare violation of a federal ...

The bar for demonstrating a sufficient injury to be able to bring suit in a data breach case seems to be fairly high. A recent federal court decision out of Pennsylvania continued the federal courts’ trend in setting a high bar for data breach standing.

The class plaintiff “pick off”: Timing is everything

Sixth Circuit Holds That Rule 68 Offer to Class Representative Does Not Moot Class Claims

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in a Case That Could Have a Broad Reaching Effect on Class Action Lawsuits

Can an Offer of Judgment Divest a Class Representative of Standing? Supreme Court to Decide

Decision deferred in Hulu privacy class action — awaits Supreme Court ruling in First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards

Sixth Circuit to consider whether pre-certification offer of complete relief to plaintiff requires dismissal of case

"Trivial harm" class actions and the de minimus doctrine

Class of Ohio insureds lacks standing because of speculative injuries

California class action over loss of server drives storing personal and medical information dismissed for lack of standing

The future of no-harm class actions is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court following oral argument in First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards, U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 10-708, October 2011.

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in First American Financial, et al. v. Edwards, U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 10-708. 

A California District Court Judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Facebook challenging the use of its “Friend Finder” feature. 

An update on the pending U.S. Supreme Court case of First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards which could potentially curtail the recent rise of no-harm class actions.

Discussion of the pending U.S. Supreme Court case of First American Financial Corporation, et al. v. Edwards dealing with no-harm class actions.

The Sixth Circuit has joined other federal circuits in requiring putative class plaintiffs to plead the elements of causation and damages or face dismissal of their class allegations.

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