Cothron v. White Castle System, Inc.

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Case Details

  • Case Status: Pending
  • Docket Number: 20-3202
  • Category: Privacy


White Castle System, Inc. filed an appeal in response to a district court’s decision that found that each fingerprint scan used to “punch-in” and “out” of work constituted both an illegal collection and disclosure of the employees’ biometrics (i.e., fingerprints) in violation of the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).

April 5, 2021

The Restaurant Law Center and the Retail Litigation Center filed a brief as amici curiae in support of defendant-appellant and reversal.