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Hunter Pyle quoted in Daily Journal and publishes piece on Article III standing
Hunter Pyle was quoted in a recent article in the Daily Journal, California’s leading legal newspaper. The article, published on August 17, 2017, is titled “9th Circuit says inaccurate personal data satisfy standing for fair credit act suit.” It involves the recent decision in Robins v. Spokeo, 2017 DJDAR 7859. That case addresses the types of injuries that a person must sustain in order to have standing to sue in federal court.
The following day, August 18, 2017, Mr. Pyle published an article in the Daily Journal regarding the same topic. That article is titled “Questions left open in new Spokeo decision.” It analyzes the Spokeo decision in some detail, and discusses the issues to be resolved in its wake.
Hunter Pyle to speak on Using Expert Witnesses to Win Employment Cases
On August 10, 2017, Hunter Pyle will speak in San Francisco at a day long program for attorneys titled “Using Expert Witnesses to Win Employment Cases.” This program is presented by the State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section. Mr. Pyle will participate in the panel regarding “Live Deposition and Trial Demonstration: Human Resources and Investigations.” His co-panelists are Amy Oppenheimer of HR Practices and Investigations and Theodora Lee of Littler Mendelson, PC.
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