Judge: Constitutional Standing Applies To Federal Court Competition Law Cases

Judge: Constitutional Standing Applies To Federal Court Competition Law Cases

SAN FRANCISCO - Constitutional standing requirements, not the statutory requirements found in the California unfair competition law (UCL) Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200, apply to federal actions, and the lack of likely future injury bars consumers' actions against a service process company, a federal judge in California held July 3 (Ruby Nell Freeman v. ABC Legal Services Inc., et al., No. 11-3007 related to Nos. 11-3542, 11-3805, 11-3824, 11-5152, 12-0624, 12-0642, 12-0644, 12-0678, 12-1693, 12-1696, 12-1904, 12-1911, 12-1914, N.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92404).

Find full version on lexis Advance®
Access this news story on lexis.com®