If you don’t have the ABA's latest book on class actions, chances are your opponent will.
The plaintiff alleged that the defendant published documents containing misrepresentations.
The case involved Facebook's "Beacon" program and Internet privacy.
By Matthew M.K. Stein
The strategy may have received new life from Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk.
By Catha Worthman
The exception can prevent a federal court from exercising jurisdiction over a class action case.
By Kathryn Honecker, Julia Campins, and Laura Van Buren
When identifying plaintiffs, attorneys must navigate both Rule 23 and their ethical duties.
If you are involved in a multidistrict litigation case it may seem overwhelming—but fear not. Listen as veteran litigator Greg Cook explains the process and rules regarding the Multidistrict Litigation Panel (MDL Panel). (8:12 min)
Rule 23(a) has four elements that must be proven prior to class certification. Listen as Kathryn Honecker explains salient points of one of the elements—numerosity. (14:17 min)
Hear as Jeff Gardner explains how this exception works and the ways in which it may affect your clients. (8:54 min)
The Supreme Court’s First Decision on the Class Action Fairness Act: Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
The Supreme Court has issued its first decision interpreting the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). In a unanimous decision, the Court held that, prior to certification, a named plaintiff’s stipulation that the putative class would not seek more than $5 million did not defeat jurisdiction under CAFA. (1:01:03)
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Matthew M.K. Stein and Abra C. Bron have provided a brief guide to the statutes governing federal jurisdiction and removal and related interpretative case law.
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