“The Decade Class Actions Were Gutted”

An article in Slate today addresses the Supreme Court's cases greatly restricting the availability of class actions as a recourse for the powerless against the powerful, largely through an atextual expansion of the Federal Arbitration Act. As the article notes, "[t]he swift decline of class actions over the last decade is regularly framed as an access-to-justice issue. But it is also a threat to the rule of law."

The article is here.

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