Putting Up Dukes In Antitrust Class Actions?

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Litigators waited with baited breath for the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, which they hoped would be a watershed opinion on Rule 23’s requirements for class certification. It appears, however, that Dukes did not quite live up to that hope or hype for antitrust cases, although the opinion does offer a few points worthy of consideration by those seeking or opposing class certification in antitrust class actions and may offer some guidance in this area of the law.

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