California Federal Judge Refuses To Vacate Computer Class In Light Of Dukes Ruling

SAN FRANCISCO - A California federal judge on March 23 denied a computer company's motion to reconsider in light of last year's ruling in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes(131 S.Ct. 2541 [2011]) his certification of a class of people who purchased allegedly defective notebook computers (Lora and Clay Wolph, et al. v. Acer America Corporation,  No. 09-1314, N.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40159).

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