Supreme Court backs AT&T, limits class-action suits

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April 27, 2011
USA Today    
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"The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that consumers can be bound by an arbitration clause in a cellphone deal or other contract even when state law permits a class-action lawsuit for claims arising from the deal. In a 5-4 vote, the justices divided along familiar ideological lines, with conservatives in control. Dissenting liberal justices said the ruling would make it harder for consumers with small-dollar grievances to band together and sue corporations." (04/27/11)

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