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Mar 31, 2011

Focused REWIND: Wal-mart v. Dukes

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Mar 29, 2011

Will the United States Supreme Court Declare an Open Season for Class Actions Against Business? – Wal-mart v. Dukes

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a case that could have an enormous impact on business in the United States.  In Wal-mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, Betty, et al., 10-277, plaintiffs seek to affirm certification of a “nationwide class action consisting of all current and former female employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., estimated at the time to comprise at least 1.5 million women.”  Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, 2010 WL 3355820, *1 (U.S.» Read More