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Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Racial Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Take Justice Back Launches Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites

Every American has a Constitutional right to access justice through the courts – this right even applies to corporations and their front groups. Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Take Justice Back campaign, launched the Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites to showcase some of the corporations and lawmakers that happily exercise their right to access the courts when they stand to benefit, but also tirelessly work to close the courthouse doors on Americans.

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical To Remedy Financial Discrimination Against Minorities

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Class Actions Provide First Class Relief!

This post was originally published on The Pop Tort and can be found here.

JP Morgan fails to avoid a record data breach but will it evade accountability?

JP Morgan Chase, one of Wall Street’s most powerful banks, has just suffered a massive data breach affecting more than 70 million consumers, The New York Times reported yesterday.

Court Records in Trinity Guardrail Whistleblower Case May Be Unsealed

By Leah Nicholls & Leslie Brueckner

Today we have both good news and bad news about our motion to unseal the court records in Harman v. Trinity, a federal whistleblower case involving defective highway guardrails.

First, the good news:

Asbestos Corporation and Its Defense Lawyers to Face Justice for Destroying Evidence

Asbestos victims have been granted access to justice after presenting evidence that a corporate defense firm enabled its client to hide and destroy documents that showed their product contained deadly asbestos, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on September 3, 2014. 

Huffington Post Not So Progressive Anymore – Adds Forced Arbitration to Terms of Service

When The Huffington Post launched in 2005, it was embraced as a progressive alternative to conservative online media.  Now, following its sale to AOL, the liberal answer to Drudge has officially gone corporate.

Court Holds Garlock Accountable for Reckless Disregard of Americans’ Health and Safety in Decades-Long Asbestos Cover-up

Dayton Dexter worked as a pipefitter for almost forty years, and nearly every work day, he was exposed to asbestos manufactured by Garlock Sealing Technologies. As a result, he developed lung cancer, which he tragically succumbed to in 2004.

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