Case Study: Wang V. Chinese Daily News

Law360, New York (November 10, 2010, 12:51 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision encompassing a medley of class action issues. In Wang v. Chinese Daily News Inc., No. 08-56740 (Sept. 27, 2010), the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's decision to certify state law damages claims as a class action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(2), a rule that generally applies to cases seeking injunctive, rather than monetary, relief.

The court in Chinese Daily News also affirmed the district court's decision to invalidate class members' elections to opt out of the...
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