An unusual alliance that included class action plaintiffs, the Trump administration and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce chalked up a win with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a ruling that said foreign law deserves “respectful consideration,” but should not determine the outcome of a class action.

In a terse nine-page opinion Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said “no single formula” will fit foreign interpretations of their own laws, “given the world’s many and diverse legal systems, and the range of circumstances in which a foreign government’s views may be presented.”

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