Sagers Writes in New York Times DealBook Blog on Pending Class Action Bill

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, wrote in today’s DealBook blog of the New York Times on a bill that passed the House this week, that could have the practical effect of ending the class action as an American institution. Writing with civil procedure scholar Josh Davis of the University of San Francisco, Sagers argues that the legislation is merely one final step in a long effort of business interests to make class recoveries as difficult and expensive as possible. Because the primary losers will be ordinary people, Sagers and Davis argue, the law would be a poignant disservice to the very working class voters who are said to have placed the current congressional majorities in control.
 
You can read the article here.
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