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CLASSACTIONARBITRATION Stuart M. Widman Miller Shakman & Beem LLP Chicago, Illinois 8S.M. Widman 2007 There is a new battleground for class actions—in arbitration. For approximately 40 years, following the 1966 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, parties were fighting class actions in court. Over the decades, the law evolved on issues of jurisdiction and class certification criteria. Now, in the newer arbitration venue, the parties generally select the “judges” for their cases...

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