Putative Class Action Against Background Checking Company Dismissed

A convicted sex offender commenced a putative class action lawsuit against a background checking company for allegedly using the Megan’s Law database to conduct employment background screening.  The trial court dismissed the case in its entirety as a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) lawsuit, and the Court of Appeals affirmed.


Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County


Daphne P. Bishop

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