The long-running battle over collective action waivers in the arbitration clauses of employment agreements continues to rage in the Courts of Appeals. Two recent decisions (and the cert petitions filed in their wake) may well lead the Supreme Court to … Continue Reading
This week we take a look at a Ninth Circuit decision giving short shrift to a Rule 23(f) appeal and revisit two repeat players on Class Action Countermeasures: arbitration clauses and challenges to a class representative’s standing under Spokeo.
Ninth … Continue Reading
This week’s recap examines a recent appellate ruling that provides a nice roadmap for arguing a plaintiff’s theory of damages cannot satisfy Rule 23’s predominance requirement, as well as another district court’s efforts to parse out the contours of standing … Continue Reading
Today’s round-up takes a look at the potential impact on class-action litigation of some recently proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and continues our exploration of what type of injury it takes to sustain a data-breach class … Continue Reading
One of our long-standing objectives for this blog is to provide in-depth analysis of recent court rulings and developing trends that impact class action practice. That remains a driving tenet. In an effort to expand our coverage, we are phasing … Continue Reading