Southern District Civil Practice RoundupEdward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul, New York Law Journal
Stricter Standards for Standing
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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