Southern District Civil Practice Roundup

Stricter Standards for Standing

, New York Law Journal


In their Southern District Civil Practice Roundup, Edward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul write: Following the U.S. Supreme Court's May 2016 decision in 'Spokeo v. Robins', courts have been re-examining whether plaintiffs seeking statutory damages, particularly under various consumer protection laws, have Article III standing to pursue their claims. With guidance from the Second Circuit's post-'Spokeo' decision in 'Strubel v. Comenity Bank', courts in the Southern District of New York are beginning to flesh out the new approach to standing in such cases.

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