The cy-près doctrine

The cy-près doctrine (see-pray) is a legal doctrine that first arose in courts of equity. The legal French term literally means "so near/close" and can be translated as "as near as possible" or "as near as may be". The doctrine originated in the law of charitable trusts, but has been applied in the context of class action settlements in the United States.

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29 OctCRT Settlement Notification Update

For CRT Settlement Applicants: We now have learned that during the first week of December, 2016, (not late October, as previously stated) we can expect a final Court decision on which applicants will receive grants. We will notify all applicants as soon as the decisions are final. No grant is awarded until a Grant Agreement […]

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31 MayCRT Settlement Fund Application

The CRT Settlement Fund is the result of five Settlement Agreements obtained by the Attorney General of the State of California in a civil lawsuit (State of California, et al. v. Samsung SDI, et al.) filed against the makers of cathode ray tubes (CRTs). CRTs are a display technology that was widely used in televisions […]

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26 OctCourt Approved Cy Pres Recipients

We are pleased to announce the six applicants approved by the court to receive cy pres grants under the eBay Settlement Fund. California Teaching Fellows Foundation DIY Girls Filmmakers Collaborative SF Hidden Genius Project St. Anthony Foundation Turn2U Inc. DBA The Last Mile

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10 MayeBay Settlement Fund

GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS TO PROMOTE AWARENESS, TRAINING, EDUCATION OR OTHER SIMILAR INITIATIVES RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT IN THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY OR REQUIRING TECHNOLOGY RELATED SKILLS IN CALIFORNIA Applications are being accepted by INVITATION ONLY.  DEADLINE: 5:00 PM (Pacific Time), Wednesday, June 10, 2015  

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