A Dissection Of Rule 23

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 2:35 PM EDT) -- The United States Supreme Court has issued writs of certiorari for its next term, beginning in October 2012, for two of the cases concerning the granting of class certification under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The court may use the cases for an opportunity to clarify its instructions to the district courts on the process to follow in considering a motion for class certification.

In particular, the court may review the depth of examination a district court judge must conduct into the...
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