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Supreme Court Decision Alert - March 23, 2016
Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3), a court may certify a suit for damages as a class action when "there are questions of law or fact common to the class" that "predominate over any questions affecting only individual members." Similar certification standards apply when a plaintiff seeks to certify a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
United States
23 Mar 2016
Supreme Court Holds That An Unaccepted Offer Of Judgment Doesn't Moot A Class Action
The district court denied this motion, but later granted summary judgment for Campbell-Ewald on the ground that Campbell-Ewald, as a naval contractor, enjoyed sovereign immunity. Gomez appealed, and the Ninth Circuit held that both Gomez's claim and the putative class claims remained live. The court of appeals also vacated the district court's sovereign immunity ruling.
United States
21 Jan 2016
Supreme Court Decision Alert - January 20, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business communi
United States
20 Jan 2016
Supreme Court Docket Report - January 15, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases of interest to the business community: Patent Act—Inter Partes Review of Patent Validity; Class Actions—Appellate Jurisdiction to Review Denial of Class Certification After Stipulated Dismissal; Copyright Act—Availability of Attorney's Fees to a Prevailing Party; Fair Labor Standards Act—Overtime Pay for "Service Advisors" at Car Dealerships
United States
15 Jan 2016
Supreme Court Docket Report - June 8, 2015
Class Actions And Collective Actions—Class-Certification Standards
United States
8 Jun 2015
Supreme Court Docket Report - April 27, 2015
Employment Discrimination—Filing Period for a Constructive-Discharge Claim; Class Actions—Article III Standing To Sue For Statutory Violations
United States
28 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Decision Alert - December 16, 2014
Federal Jurisdiction—Class Action Fairness Act—Sufficiency of Jurisdictional Allegations in Removal Notice
United States
16 Dec 2014
Supreme Court Docket Report - June 30, 2014
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases of interest to the business community: Title VII—Affirmative Defenses—EEOC Conciliation Requirement; Federal Appellate Jurisdiction—Finality Of Order Dismissing One Among Many Consolidated Cases
United States
30 Jun 2014
ERISA Stock-Drop Class Actions: As One Door Opens for Plaintiffs, Another Closes
In ERISA stock-drop class actions, plaintiffs routinely allege that their employers breached a duty of prudence by permitting employees to invest their retirement assets in their company’s stock.
United States
26 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Decision Alert - June 23, 2014
Today (June 23, 2014), the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community
United States
24 Jun 2014
Solicitor General To Supreme Court: Please Set The Rules For ERISA Stock-Drop Class Actions
This past March, the Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General to weigh in as to whether two rather technical questions about ERISA stock-drop actions are worthy of the Court’s attention.
United States
14 Nov 2013
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