The End Of Class Actions? Not Likely

Law360, New York (December 7, 2010, 12:17 PM EST) -- Putting aside the headlines leading into the argument before the Supreme Court on Nov. 9 in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, No. 09-893, it does not appear that the sun is setting on class actions.

The question in Concepcion is whether a merchant may in a contract of adhesion require arbitration and insist that class actions procedures be waived. The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, interpreting California contract law had determined that such terms were unconscionable and unenforceable. The Supreme Court granted a writ...
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