Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Class Actions and Legal Strategy
Cato Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming
38 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2011
Date Written: September 19, 2011
The Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, like its other class action rulings in the 2010-11 term, reflects an effort to ‘‘reset’’ class certification strategies. By passing judgment on the propriety of a number of the more strategic innovations in class action practice, the Court has cleared away doctrinal developments that did not necessarily reflect the intent of Rule 23.
Keywords: class action, strategy
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