2 Months After Dukes ...

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT) -- The much-anticipated decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the employment discrimination case of Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), was identified as one of the most significant decisions regarding procedures and standards for district court judges to follow when considering class action certification motions under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

In the last month there have been several interpretative decisions of the district courts suggesting that the decision is viewed as highly fact-based and that nuances, distinctions and...
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