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DLC | New Dem Daily | May 1, 2003
Compromise on Class Action Reform
Thanks to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the U.S. Senate may be one step closer to passing an important reform measure to rein in the abuse of class action lawsuits by attorneys seeking friendly courts and deep pockets instead of justice and compensation for citizens suffering harm.


PPI | Policy Report | March 11, 2003
The Class Action Fairness Act
By Walter Dellinger
Enactment of legislation allowing the largest interstate class actions into federal court, while preserving exclusive state control over smaller, primarily intrastate disputes, would go a long way toward restoring faith in the fairness and integrity of the judicial process.


DLC | New Dem Daily | February 19, 2003
Breakthrough in the Courts?
In a move that may spur Congress to bipartisan action, the American Bar Association last week passed resolutions endorsing legislation to bring order to a ruinous tide of asbestos litigation, and to rein in use of illegitimate class action claims that go after businesses with deep pockets.


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