Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Russell Jackson's 2012 Consumer Class Action and Mass Tort Predictions

Russell Jackson, a partner at Skadden Arps who runs an excellent blog on mass tort and consumer class actions, has a post up discussing his predictions for 2012.  Jackson is always worth reading on mass torts.  Interestingly enough, Jackson's second prediction came true somewhat with the Court's opinion in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood, which came out yesterday.  There the Court concluded that the Credit Repair Organizations Act's "right to sue" language does not preclude the use of arbitration.   I am currently working on a project that briefly touches on arbitration issues, and will continue to follow Jackson's blog to learn of more developments.

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