Power unchecked is power abused. That’s why we work to preserve everyone’s right to a day in court.
But many of those with power have few restraints. And they keep devising new ways to block ordinary people’s access to the courts.
Across the country, corporate wrongdoers are amending their contracts to ban individual and class action litigation. They’re also working to expand federal preemption, forced arbitration and court secrecy to preclude many suits and bury the rest.