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Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.: Supreme Court Further Refines Proof Standards For Class Certification And Ups The Ante For Antitrust Plaintiffs
Posted on 12 Apr 2013 by Norton Rose Fulbright

On March 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend ( subscribers may access Supreme Court briefs and the opinion for this case) , addressing the quality of proof needed to satisfy Federal Rule... Read More

Abbey Spanier: Court Finds That Dukes Does Not Bar Consumer Class Action
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by Abbey Spanier

As we have discussed several times in this blog, since the Supreme Court's decision last June in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], defendants in lawsuits throughout the... Read More

Class Certification In Lawsuit Against Costco Dismissed Based In Part On Wal-Mart v. Dukes
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Shirley "Rae" Ellis, et al v. Costco Wholesale Corp., No. 07-15838 (9th Cir. Sept. 2011) [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] , presents one... Read More