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David McMillan Details the Controversy Surrounding Cybersecurity Breach and ‘Standing'

Articles / May 29, 2017

Associate David McMillan authored an article on the legal nuance of potential identity theft and fraud for the May 29, 2017, edition of Law Week Colorado, titled “Colorado Courts Still on the Sidelines on Standing Issue.” The piece examines an alarming and increasingly familiar scenario: A cybersecurity breach leaves customers’ valuable personal information in the hands of hackers, who simply hold on to the data. McMillan notes that the constitutional concept of “standing,” a court-created doctrine designed to weed out lawsuits that lack an actual dispute to be decided, has left federal courts divided on rulings.

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