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Supreme Court’s Spokeo Decision Hasn’t Resolved Issues of Concreteness

In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled on a critical question in privacy and consumer class-action litigation — whether plaintiffs who may have suffered no actual injury beyond an alleged violation of a consumer protection statute can bring suit.

This article addresses how the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling will impact Congress’s ability to craft privacy and consumer protection laws.