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Lawsuit Over JPMorgan Juror Debit Cards Left Alive For Now

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has rebuffed for now JPMorgan Chase & Co’s motion to dismiss a proposed class action accusing it of forcing jurors for the city’s courts to accept fee-laden debit cards for pay.

In a decision on Monday, U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said he needs more information before deciding whether JPMorgan is entitled to so-called derivative sovereign mmunity by acting as a private contractor for the federal government and the District of Columbia courts. [Read more…]