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March 9, 2016

In the News Today – March 9, 2016

  • The MDL Blueprint for Benefiting Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Over Actual Plaintiffs: A Wall Street Journal profile last week on Elizabeth Cabraser, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in Volkswagen emissions class action litigation, notes her role in high-profile multidistrict litigation cases. It also notes criticisms of her and fellow “top class-action lawyers” for their role in creating a system that “benefits plaintiffs’ attorney fees and defendants’ interests, at the expense of individuals.” (ILR Blog
  • Cuban Calls on SCOTUS to Review SEC Courts: Celebrity “Shark Tank” entrepreneur Mark Cuban has urged the U.S. Supreme Court “to take up the controversy over the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s in-house court”, calling the current system a “farce” that “puts any judicial review of the system out-of-reach for most defendants.” (Law360)

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