Paul Karlsgodt Comments on Impact of "Spokeo" After Four Years

News / May 27, 2020

Partner Paul Karlsgodt is quoted in an article published by Law360 on May 26, 2020. The article, “Who Won Spokeo? Attys Stills Debating 4 Years Later,” discusses the 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, which held that plaintiffs must allege concrete harm to prop up statutory privacy claims. Karlsgodt told the publication, “What we typically see when the Supreme Court speaks is, despite the desires of many of us in the bar, there are no hard and fast rules created. Instead, what we get is a standard that the lower courts have to grapple with, and that's what's happening with standing.”

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