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from Alison Frankel:
(Reuters) - To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Chief Justice John Roberts' inauguration, the Akron Law Review has published a collection of papers on the impact of the Roberts Court's decisions on class actions. The articles, a mix of studies by law professors and class action practitioners, were all written before the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this fall in a trio of cases posing some fundamental questions about class actions, such as whether Congress can legislate constitutional standing and whether classes can be certified if they contain members who have not been injured.
from Reuters Select:
Suspected Islamist militants uncovered in a Paris suburb by police were planning an attack on the La Defense business district, a source close to the investigation and two police sources told Reuters. And one of the Paris suicide attackers may have had an accomplice with him as he traveled through the Balkans to western Europe after entering Greece posing as a Syrian refugee.
Pope Francis will make his first pontifical visit to Rome's Great Synagogue next year, the Vatican and the city's Jewish community said in statements on Tuesday.