Wal-Mart Renews Bid To Decertify Sex Bias Class

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is once again facing off against the more than 1 million female employees who have launched one of the largest class action sex discrimination cases in U.S. history against it, marking the company's third attempt at decertification in the historic case.

An 11-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit was set to hear Wal-Mart's arguments Tuesday that the lawsuit shouldn't proceed as a class action and that, if certification was upheld, punitive damages should be tried on a...
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