Wal-Mart Uses Dukes Cert. Denial As Ammo In Fla. Battle

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. used a failed bid to certify a narrowed class in the Dukes gender bias suit as ammunition Monday in the retailer's pending challenge to class claims lodged in Florida by ex-members of the nationwide Dukes class the U.S. Supreme Court disbanded in 2011.

Wal-Mart called the Florida federal court's attention to U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer's Aug. 2 ruling that refused to certify a class roughly 10 times smaller than the original 1.5 million-woman Dukes class, citing Judge Breyer's decision in support of...
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