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DOCUMENT: phage #322 [2 rumors, a factoid, a suggestion, & a cheap attempt at humor] (1 message, 654 bytes)
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From: (Mike St. Johns)
To: phage
Date: Sun 21:23:03 04/12/1988 EST
Subject: 2 rumors, a factoid, a suggestion, & a cheap attempt at humor
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Disclaimer:  I am speaking for myself - any opinions, implied or
direct are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of DCA or the
US Govt.

One small modification to Gene's suggestion:  I believe that this case
could be qualified as a class-action suit rather than a series of
individual cases.  The benefits to doing it this way are many:  1)
Whoever has to testify, only has to testify once.  2)  Legal fees for
the plaintiffs are smaller (much) for each plaintiff.  3)  One suit
can be settled in a much shorter time than many and generally
represents a lesser burden on an already struggling court system.  4)
I may be wrong, but I believe the court systems generally give
precedence to class actions - scheduling them ahead of other civil