Class Action Dilemmas: Pursuing Public Goals for Private Gain

Synopsis

Class action law suits abound, but what is their purpose, and who benefits? This independent look at class action practices discusses the history of such cases, the driving forces behind them, and the justice or protection that their settlement provides. A comprehensive picture of class action suits in the 1990s comes to life in 10 fascinating case studies that will make you question whether the plaintiff attorneys, the defendants, the consumers or the public were fairly served.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Santa Monica, CA
Publication year:
  • 2000