Which Class Action Question Will Justices Decide?

By Steve Carey (December 12, 2018, 11:51 AM EST) -- On Nov. 30, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court received additional briefing in a case that could have significant implications for how damages are split in class action litigation. The case, Frank v. Gaos, is about whether a "cy pres" award that provides no direct relief to class members counts as "fair, reasonable, and adequate." In simpler terms, can a settlement hold up even if the people harmed will not receive a single penny?...

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