Attys Group Asks High Court To Review Class Cert Precedent

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT) -- DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar, an organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel, has told the U.S. Supreme Court that the Fifth Circuit’s refusal to toss investors’ claims against Halliburton Co. over losses allegedly suffered due to the company’s misrepresentations of liability in asbestos litigation disrupts the class certification balance.

DRI’s Center for Law and Public Policy filed an amicus curiae brief last week supporting Halliburton’s petition for certiorari, saying the nation’s high court should again hear the case to make clear that...
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