No. 00-1045.

534 U.S. 19 (2001)

122 S.Ct. 441

151 L.Ed.2d 339


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 13, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Glen D. Nager argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs was Daniel H. Bromberg.

Andrew Ryan Henderson argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Carlyle W. Hall, Jr., and Gerald L. Sauer.

Kent L. Jones argued the cause for the United States et al. as amici curiae urging affirmance. On the brief were Acting Solicitor General Underwood, Deputy Solicitor General Wallace, Edward C. DuMont, John D. Graubert, John F. Daly, and Lawrence DeMille-Wagman.*

Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Rehnquist, C. J., and Stevens, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined, p. 35.

Justice Ginsburg, delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case concerns the running of the two-year statute of limitations governing suits based on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA or Act), as added, 84 Stat. 1127, and amended, 15 U. S. C. § 1681 et seq. (1994 ed. and Supp. V).1 The time prescription appears in § 1681p, which sets out a general rule and an exception. Generally, an action to enforce any liability created...

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