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.
The Ohio Attorney General contracted out debt collection to private attorneys and instructed them to use the Ohio Attorney General’s letterhead.
Opinion of the Court
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg authored a unanimous decision.
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- ^ Jump up to:ab c Sheriff v. Gillie, No. 15–338, 578 U.S. ____ (2016).