A federal judge has ruled that the lead plaintiffs in a proposed class action stemming from the "kids-for-cash" scandal will be allowed to show a mediator confidential settlement agreements previously reached with other defendants as a means of aiding in determining the value of defendant Robert Powell's exposure in the case. It will then be up to the mediator to decide whether to disclose those agreements to Powell and his counsel.
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