Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Class Actions and Legal Strategy
Andrew John Trask
September 19, 2011
Cato Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Keywords: class action, strategy
Date posted: September 19, 2011