Reining in frivolous class-action lawsuits

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June 23, 2011
Cato Institute
by Walter Olson  
Posted in Commentary

"Class-action litigation is typically lawyer-driven. In the employment field, it's common for lawyers to target companies they want to sue, amass a file over a period of years, discreetly (or not-so-discreetly) reach out to employees or ex-employees, and select those with the most media-friendly stories to step forward as public representatives. Representatives of whom, though?" (06/23/11)  

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