Supreme Court Ruling Cuts Off Avenue To Class Proceedings
Law360 (April 24, 2019, 9:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority dealt its latest body blow to class actions on Wednesday, issuing a 5-4 decision that experts say puts another roadblock in the way of workers and consumers who want to pursue collective claims.
A 5-4 decision at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to class actions. (AP) Splitting along ideological lines, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority ruled that the Ninth Circuit got it wrong when it ordered lighting retailer Lamps Plus to arbitrate class action claims brought by employee Frank Varela alleging the company didn't adequately protect workers’ personal data on a...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!
Kirkland & Ellis LLP has redefined what it means to be the biggest of BigLaw — weighing in at 2,116 attorneys by year end 2018 and becoming the first firm since Law360 began tracking law firm head counts to top 2,000 U.S.-based attorneys.