Class Actions and Proposed Reform in the 108th Congress: Class Action Fairness Act of 2003

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The report discusses the consumer class action bill of rights in each proposal contains safeguards which provide for judicial scrutiny of coupon and other non-cash settlements, protection against a proposed settlement that would result in a net loss to a class member, protection against discrimination based upon geographic location, and prohibition on a class representative receiving a greater share of the award.

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Creation Date: June 23, 2003
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C., USA
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  • Creation: June 23, 2003
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The report discusses the consumer class action bill of rights in each proposal contains safeguards which provide for judicial scrutiny of coupon and other non-cash settlements, protection against a proposed settlement that would result in a net loss to a class member, protection against discrimination based upon geographic location, and prohibition on a class representative receiving a greater share of the award.

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11 pages.

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