In this Emerging Issues Commentary, Arthur Silbergeld and Jessica Boar discuss the recent Class Action Based on Decentralized Decision-Making: Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes Excerpt:
On December 6, 2010, the Supreme Court granted Wal-Mart's petition for certiorari in Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores...
by Arthur Silbergeld and Jessica Boar of Bingham McCutchen
Counsel for Plaintiffs' time before the Supreme Court during
oral argument on Tuesday morning probably felt more like years than an
hour. The Court pounded Plaintiffs'
counsel with questions regarding the suitability of the...
[UPDATED: 6/21 9:03 p.m.: Case number corrected]
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A government employer's
actions alleged to be retaliatory are not limited by the First Amendment's
petition clause unless the employee's petition is related to a matter of public
concern, the U.S. Supreme...