Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

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Response from Robins in the Spokeo Case at the U.S. Supreme Court
Posted on 24 Sep 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Earlier this month, the respondent, [subscribers can access the order granting certiorari: | Lexis Advance ], in Spokeo v. Robins filed his merits brief . The main thrust of the brief, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this brief... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges that U.S. Government Violated Constitutional Rights of America’s Youth by Promoting the Development and Use of Fossil Fuels
Posted on 13 Oct 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

By Nikita Perumal and Jessica Wentz A foundational component of sustainable development is the principle of inter-generational equity: that we should meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their... Read More

FCRA Claim Provides Article III Standing without Showing of Actual Harm, Ninth Circuit Rules
Posted on 12 Mar 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that a plaintiff had Article III standing to sue a website operator for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regardless of whether he could show actual harm resulting from the alleged... Read More