If you believe Justice Scalia, who wrote for the Supreme Court's majority opinion in yesterday's Wal-Mart ruling, there is "no convincing proof of a companywide discriminatory pay and promotion policy." Tell that to all the women who have worked for Wal-Mart.
The battle over prescription data has been raging since 2006, and it is more than just another skirmish in the ongoing war over information privacy. The sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship is at stake.
Thanks to the Supreme Court, corporations are now free to write contracts that legally bar you from challenging them in class-action lawsuits or even group arbitration, no matter what they do to harm you.
The most important case before the Supreme Court right now is Wal-Mart V. Dukes. At stake is the ability of women harmed by unfair corporate policies to band together as a class and fight a unified battle in court.