If the court apples the doctrine of stare decisis will it dismiss the suit?

AOL LCC mistakenly made public and personal information of 650000 of its members. The members fil Show more AOL LCC mistakenly made public and personal information of 650000 of its members. The members filed a suit alleging violations of California law. AOL ask the court to dismiss the suit on the basis of a forum-selection clause in its member agreement that designates Virginia court as the place where members disputes will be tried. Under a decision of the United States Supreme Court a forum- selection clause in unenforceable if enforcement would contravene a strong public policy of the forum in which suit is bought. California courts have declared in other cases that the AOL clause contravenes a strong public policy. If the court apples the doctrine of stare decisis will it dismiss the suit? Show less

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