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The Harvard Law Review, for only the second time in its 137-year history, will be led by a Black woman. Read more.
Harvard Law School student Sophia Hunt, 26, in an interview with Nate Raymond on Wednesday described herself as a budding academic with a passion for criminal defense work, whose studies were influenced by the racial justice movement that emerged following the high-profile killings of Black people by police in recent years.
Facing $9 billion in exposure in three antitrust class actions over ATM fees, Visa and Mastercard have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tighten the standard for trial courts weighing whether to certify plaintiffs to sue as a class. Alison Frankel explains why the credit card companies contend there’s a split among the federal circuits on the degree of scrutiny that trial judges must use to evaluate plaintiffs’ assertions of classwide injury.