The bankruptcy deal for Purdue Pharma, in which the Sackler family would pay $6 billion and be shielded from further lawsuits, is a highly charged issue which led to fiery arguments before the Supreme Court. Professor Ralph Brubaker, who has submitted an amicus brief against Purdue Pharma in the case, spoke with several news outlets recently on the particulars of the case. "You can't just impose settlements on people without their consent by virtue of the vote of other claimants," he told the BBC. Read more in the articles linked below.
BBC: Supreme Court considers $6bn deal that shields Sacklers.
UPI: Supreme Court justices appear torn on Purdue Pharma bankruptcy deal.
Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable and Reorg Podcast: Purdue Pharma Supreme Court Decision.