‘Class’ Dismissed—Will Consumers Be Waiving Bye-Bye to Class Litigation?

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From the August 2011 issue of the PLUS Journal – Authors Catherine A Asaro and Serra Cremer look at the ramifications of the AT&T Mobility v. Conception ruling. Corporations appear to have scored a win, at least in the short term, with the Supreme Court's recent decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion   [1]   , as it is likely to result in less class action litigation.  By looking at the individual nature of the issues raised by consumer disputes, the Court took the position that the interests of those parties would be better served by resolutions achieved through arbitration.  For corporations, the ability to circumvent protracted and, [...]