A Blow to Consumer Class-Action Lawsuits

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In a case arising from a California lawsuit, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that companies can restrict customers' ability to band together in class-action lawsuits. Critics see the ruling as putting the rights of corporations over those of individuals. We examine the decision.

Guests:

Vikram Amar, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the UC Davis School of Law

Donald Falk, partner at Mayer Brown LLP who worked on the Supreme Court case for AT&T

Harvey Rosenfield, founder of Consumer Watchdog, a nonpartisan consumer advocacy organization which filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court case

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