Defense Bar Urges High Court To Nix Wal-Mart Class

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 1:58 PM EST) -- A coalition of more than 22,000 defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel is backing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in its quest to have the U.S. Supreme Court overturn class certification in a massive employment discrimination case.

In an amicus curiae brief filed Thursday in the U.S. Supreme Court, DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar asked the high court to overturn the certification granted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the closely watched case Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes et al.,...
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