May 18, 2016
On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins. In a 6–2 decision, the Court remanded the case to the Ninth Circuit for further analysis of the plaintiff’s standing—specifically, whether the plaintiff had alleged a “particularized and concrete” injury sufficient to confer standing on him to sue in federal court. The Court’s decision will have a big impact on standing in future class action lawsuits, but the full effect of the decision remains unclear.

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