Justice Scalia Supports Class Actions. Justice Ginsburg Doesn't. Really.
Despite a recent federal law that clamps down on class actions, the Supreme Court on Wednesday breathed new life into the viability of some such cases – and in their 70-some pages of opinions, scrambled the Court’s usual ideological lines.
In the case, Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Insurance Co.
, No. 08-1008, a group of doctors sued an insurance company when it paid an insurance claim...