Sheriff v. Gillie

Sheriff v. Gillie, 578 U.S. ___ (2016), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the use of the Ohio Attorney General’s letterhead, as its direction, was permissible and not a false, deceptive, or misleading representation under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.[1][2]


The Ohio Attorney General contracted out debt collection to private attorneys and instructed them to use the Ohio Attorney General’s letterhead.[2]

Opinion of the Court

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg authored a unanimous decision.[2]


  1. ^SCOTUSblog coverage
  2. ^ Jump up to:ab c Sheriff v. Gillie, No. 15–338, 578 U.S. ____ (2016).

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