15.01 Access to justice is a central feature of American jurisprudence. We not only embrace the class action but we feed its actors, and well, with not only contingency fee arrangements but insulate the suits from the burdens of the loser pay rule that prevails outside the United States. It is, therefore, not surprising that enterprising US attorneys and swindled foreign investors had joined in pushing their way into US courts for recompense for their investment losses. This chapter of American jurisprudence ended in June 2010 with the decision in Morrison v...
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