Bloomberg Law
Feb. 23, 2021, 8:30 PM

Clearview AI Will Take BIPA Standing Challenge to Supreme Court

Porter Wells
Porter Wells

Clearview AI Inc. is asking the Seventh Circuit to postpone the legal effect of its recent decision to allow an Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act lawsuit to proceed in state court until the Supreme Court has a chance to decide whether it wants to take on the case.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said in January that Melissa Thornley’s proposed class action should be sent back to Illinois state court, where it had originally been filed. Clearview, which sought to keep the case in federal court, then asked for reconsideration of that ruling, a request the ...

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