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New Ruling Addresses Whether Dukes Will Have Far-Reaching Effects Outside Of The Employment Law Context

By Lynn Kappelman and Reema Kapur Case law following in the wake of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), illustrates the twists and turns of how federal district court judges are grappling with the task of … Continue reading

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Dukes Applied To Deny Certification (Again) To Race Discrimination Class Action

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Matthew Gagnon Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), is becoming a focal point in virtually all pending workplace class actions. Defense lawyers are increasingly citing Dukes and asserting that it … Continue reading

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Duking It Out in Antitrust Price-Fixing: Class Actions After Dukes

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Jay Himes & William Reiss (Labaton & Sucharow) describe Duking It Out in Antitrust Price-Fixing: Class Actions After Dukes. ABSTRACT: n Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, the United States Supreme Court rejected class certification in… … Continue reading

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