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Class action refresher course

Michael Dorf at FindLaw usefully reviews the ethical and principal/agent problems with class legal representation. He explains why hidden payoffs to named plaintiffs would constitute, if proved, "very serious wrongdoing" -- and also why problems with the class action format would persist even if all lawyers were saints.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.