Consumers Fight For Class Cert. In Apple E-Book Action

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 3:57 PM EST) -- A large group of consumers on Monday asked a New York federal judge to certify them as a class as they pursue damages against Apple Inc. for allegedly conspiring with book publishers to raise the price of e-books.

The memorandum filed by attorneys for the group of plaintiffs — including each of the 50 states, Puerto Rico and other territories — aimed to refute earlier claims by Apple that the proposed class was far too large and did not accurately represent those who were harmed by...
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