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Oxford Comma Case Settles for $5M

In recent years, no case has made such a splash over a statute's lack of punctuation as the Oakhurst Dairy overtime case. On appeal, the First Circuit overturned a lower district court ruling finding that dairy delivery drivers in the state of Maine were not entitled to overtime under......
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