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Lawsuits up as state implements regs to stem slave labor

California is becoming ground zero for lawsuits seeking class action status that allege companies are, somewhere along the line, misrepresenting their supply chain and using slave labor abroad. Plaintiffs claim the companies — which are not necessarily based in the

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Declare war on lawsuit abuse 18

Feb. 12, 2013 By Joseph Perkins Inmate lawsuits have become a cottage industry here in California. The Associated Press reports that such litigation has cost the state’s taxpayers more than $200 million over the past 15 years. Gov. Jerry Brown

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