Supreme Court : Plaintiffs in federal court must show a “concrete” injury

May 16, 2016 | By DEBORAH LA FETRA

Thomas Robins, an unemployed man, sued Spokeo, a “people search engine” that collects and publishes information about individuals, for willful violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), because it published false information—specifically, that Robins was married, had a graduate degree, and was wealthy. The statute prohibits p ...