Frank v. Gaos Oral Argument

The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Frank v. Gaos, concerning the distribution of the monetary awards from class action settlements. Attorney… read more

The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Frank v. Gaos, concerning the distribution of the monetary awards from class action settlements. Attorney Theodore Frank, the plaintiff, argued the case before the justices. He was challenging the fairness of an $8.5 million class-action settlement resolving allegations that Google subsidiary Alphabet Inc. violated user terms with third parties. The settlement money was distributed under “cy pres” awards, a frequent device in class actions that awards small amounts to a large class of plaintiffs. One of the groups that received money included the AARP. . close

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Frank v. Gaos Oral Argument

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Program ID:
451746-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 08, 2018 | 6:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2018 | 12:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 08, 2018 | 6:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2018 | 4:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2018 | 5:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 2018 | 9:26pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2018 | 3:26am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2018 | 12:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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