“In my own work, I’ve suggested that cy pres settlements are not necessarily bad, but that certainly doesn’t mean they are always good. Class members should just be polled in determining where cy pres settlements should go.” University of Connecticut School of Law Professor Alexandra Lahav, blogging about the petition for review filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by objectors to a class settlement with Facebook, discussed elsewhere in this Report, challenging the propriety of the cy pres distribution.

Mass Tort Litigation Blog, August 13, 2013.