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Supreme Court to Revisit Extent of Class-Action Tolling

IndyMacOn March 10th, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the three-year window for filing a securities claim is suspended if investors can prove that they would have been plaintiffs in a previous class action, had it not been dismissed. The case at issue in front of the Court is Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi …

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When Big Business Attacks Science and Discredits Scientists

Tyrone-thumb-388x389-32741A recent article in the New Yorker  chronicles the systematic attack on science by a large agribusiness on a University of California Berkeley professor who discovered some undesirable side effects caused by one of the company’s chemicals.

Professor Tyrone Hayes was hired by Syngenta (which at the time was …

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