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Issue Resolved: Cy Pres Awards Are Not Unclaimed Property

photo credit: rcbodden via photopin cc By Arthur BryantChairman The Supreme Court of Texas recently issued an important decision properly viewing – and preserving – a valuable tool for doing justice: cy pres awards in class actions. The Court got it right. In many class…

Saving Craft’s Run for a Cleaner Future

By Richard Webster Staff Attorney When I first visited the Coresco Coal Ash Dump near Morgantown, W.Va., I was shocked to find that Craft’s Run, the stream that drains the dump, ran orange in its lower reaches. It turned out this was due to a…