The Supreme Court is currently considering a petition for certiorari in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins (pdf), which raises the question whether Congress may confer Article III standing upon a plaintiff who suffers no concrete harm,...more
Of all of the numbers that are part of your daily personal life, which are important enough to keep private?
Your Social Security number? Definitely. Your date of birth? Maybe — depending on how cautious (and how old)...more
In an opinion released on November 11, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on whether the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its implementing regulations preempt a common law claim for...more
On November 21, 2013, the New York Court of Appeals, in response to a certified question from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, ended the long-running debate over whether a separate, private plenary...more
On March 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit certified questions to New York’s highest court related to its review of a district court’s holding in two cases that New York’s Exempt Income Protection Act...more
Federal District Court rejects the application of New Jersey state law prohibiting private cause of action under Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") by concluding that the prohibition does not apply when TCPA claim is...more
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