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Mass class actions are dead — or are they?

Corporate executives across the U.S. may have breathed a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court found for Wal-Mart in a sex discrimination case, but some plaintiffs’ lawyers weren’t convinced it would hurt their clients’ cases. Other attorneys disagreed.

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‘Litigation machinery’ forecloses arbitration

Attorney John Campbell opened an e-mail alert from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday morning with some apprehension. At stake was his class action lawsuit against a payday lender that wanted the matter to be arbitrated. And while Campbell thought he had a sensible argument against arbitration, it was a "close call based on the law that existed."

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