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October 31, 2018

In the News Today – October 31, 2018

Ninth Circuit Won’t Reconsider Expanded Autodialer Definition: The Ninth Circuit yesterday rejected a motion to reconsider its Marks v. Crunch decision, in which it took a broad definition of autodialer to find liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Lawyers for the defendant, a health and fitness business, said the broad definition “drastically alters” the law. (Law360)

Key SCOTUS Cy Pres Case to Begin Today: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Frank v. Gaos today. The case involves a $8.5 million class action lawsuit settlement that sent no money to class members. Instead, $2.2 million went to the plaintiffs’ lawyers and the rest went to third-party groups that were not involved in the litigation. (Forbes/Legal Newsline)

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