Public interest firm takes fight over class action settlement to U.S. SC

Legal NewsLine discusses CEI's Center for Class Action Fairness's petition filed with the Supreme Court with Adam Schulman. 

A Washington, D.C.-based public interest law firm filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court last week, urging the court to review a class action settlement that it argues is unfair to class members.

“The Supreme Court has an opportunity to bring clarity for thousands of class members who want to opt out of class actions,” said Adam Schulman, a CEI attorney.

If the Supreme Court agrees to hear the case, it could resolve splits in circuit court decisions over whether the law provides damages claimants the right to opt out of class actions and, if not, whether the Due Process Clause guarantees that right.

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