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"Toshiba Ten Years Later: The Future of High Tech Class Actions"

Trial lawyers found it hard to replicate their stunning success against the Japanese company in followup suits against other laptop makers. That didn't stop the settlement-funded Beaumont Foundation of America from entering a spree of philanthropy, which included scholarships named after prominent plaintiffs' attorneys and other legal figures, in one of the biggest-ever examples of cy pres-style giveaways. The Chamber-backed Southeast Texas Record has another retrospective, following up on its one of last month (background).

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Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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