Archive: 27 May 2015

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Supreme Court Grants Cert. to Consider Whether Offer of Complete Relief Moots TCPA Class Action

Supreme Court Grants Cert. to Consider Whether Offer of Complete Relief Moots TCPA Class Action

By: Andrew C. Glass, Joseph C. Wylie II, Gregory N. Blase, Jennifer J. Nagle, Eric W. Lee

The United States Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action challenging text messages which a U.S. Navy vendor sent to recruit new sailors. In Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez, No. 14-857, the Supreme Court will review (1) whether a defendant’s offer to provide complete relief as to individual claims deprives the plaintiff of Article III standing, and (2) whether such an offer can also prevent a putative class plaintiff from proceeding where no class has yet been certified.

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