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California Bar’s Bid to Nix Data Breach Lawsuit Meets Opposition

July 7, 2022, 3:53 PM

The State Bar of California’s bid to dismiss a proposed class action levied against it over a recent data breach should be disregarded, plaintiffs are arguing in California federal court.

The invasion of privacy and antitrust claims are adequately pleaded, their attorney wrote in an opposition to the motion to dismiss filed Wednesday in the US District Court for the Central District of California.

Anonymous plaintiffs, including at least one former judge and a former attorney, sued the State Bar in May after it left docket data for attorney disciplinary records open to scraping and the information was posted on ...