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Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Class Actions and Legal Strategy

Andrew John Trask

McGuireWoods LLP

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.

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Keywords: class action, strategy

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Date posted: September 19, 2011  

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Trask, Andrew John, Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Class Actions and Legal Strategy (September 19, 2011). Cato Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1930528

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