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Class Action Alert: The Future Of Class Action Suits After Wal-Mart v. Dukes
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court decertified a plaintiff class in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, which asserted claims on behalf of 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees alleging that Wal-Mart discriminated against women on matters of pay and promotion.
United States
28 Jun 2011
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Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Rejects Fifth Circuit’s Requirement That Plaintiffs In A Securities Fraud Litigation Prove Loss Causation In Order To Obtain Class Certification
On June 6, 2011, the Supreme Court, in "Erica P. John Fund v. Halliburton Co.", 563 U.S. ___ (2011), held that securities fraud plaintiffs do not need to prove loss causation in order to obtain class certification.
United States
14 Jun 2011
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Class Action Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Overturns California Rule That Prohibited Waivers Of Class Action Relief In Arbitration Agreements
On April 27, 2011, in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion (AT&T Mobility), the United States Supreme Court, in a 5–4 decision, ruled that federal law preempts California’s so-called Discover Bank rule, which had classified most purported class action waivers in consumer arbitration contracts as unconscionable and unenforceable.
United States
9 May 2011
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