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AT&T Mobility V. Concepcion: A Win For Class Waivers

Law360 (April 28, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has held that California’s common law could not negate a class action waiver in a contract for consumer services. This decision upholds the ability of companies to limit consumer class actions through arbitration agreements and provides guidance on how best to do so. It also strikes a major blow against positions strongly held by the plaintiffs’ class action bar. AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 2011 U.S. LEXIS 3367 (April 27, 2011).

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