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Critic: Class action settlements that provide cash to charities actually 'for and by the lawyers'

By John Breslin | Mar 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - After the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to opine on whether it was fair that no money from an $8.5 million class action settlement actually went to class members, a critic of such agreements noted that lawyers will continue to succumb to the "perverse incentive" to line their own pockets this way.

Just sue it: Fla. AG candidate wants to use office to avoid red tape, file lawsuits

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 6, 2018

A Florida Democrat running for attorney general recently expressed an eye-opening take on what it means to be a state attorney general, showing his desire to file lawsuits with impunity.

Manhattan Institute: NLRB's stance on class action waivers wrong

By Joe Dyton | Oct 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine if arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from pursuing class or collective actions are unlawful under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and unenforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act.

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