Google, Students Debate Propriety Of Mass Joinder In Email Scanning Suit

Mealey's (April 29, 2016, 12:43 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — In an April 26 brief in California federal court, Google Inc. argues that the claims brought against it by 710 individual plaintiffs, related to Google’s purported scanning of their emails, constitute an inappropriate “end run around” the proper filing processes and an effort to circumvent the class action guidelines of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 23 (Ryan Corley, et al. v. Google Inc., No. 5:16-cv-00473, N.D. Calif.).

(Google’s response brief available. Document #97-160526-004B.)

Google’s brief came in response to the plaintiffs’...
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