Supreme Court upholds ban on COVID-19 class action lawsuits against colleges and universities

Posted on AllSides November 25th, 2023
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A retroactive state statute barring class action lawsuits against colleges and universities for specific claims related to the COVID-19 pandemic does not infringe on the judiciary's power to set legal procedures, according to a new ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court. In a 5-0 decision, the state's high court said the limited class action ban in House Enrolled Act 1002 (2021) passes constitutional muster because even though it changes a judicial process without the judiciary's consent, it does so to further a public policy objective rather than a judicial administration...

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