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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion Roundup

The Supreme Court ruled in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that large corporations can force consumers to give up their right to join a class-action arbitration or lawsuit by signing a mobile-phone contract. The case has implications far beyond the mobile phone industry, as corporations employ the same type of contracts for products, services, and even employment in many areas.

Such a major victory for corporate interests has attracted a great deal of attention. Here are some of the top stories on the case and the decision.

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