Archive for December 17th, 2009

Cy pres awards continue to be a hot topic both in the news and in academia.  The latest contribution comes from Columbia law student Sam Yospe, whose article entitled Cy Pres Distributions in Class Action Settlements (Columbia Business Law Review, forthcoming) examines judicial discretion in choosing cy pres awards and makes practical suggestions for reform.  Yospe’s article is an excellent secondary research source for anyone looking at issues relating to cy pres awards in class action settlements.


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