Judge Casts Doubt On New Wal-Mart Sex Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday said he had serious concerns about the viability of allegations in a refiled case accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discrimination, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned certification of a 1.5 million-woman class, according to people present at the hearing.

In a hearing on Wal-Mart's motion to dismiss the class claims, U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer brushed past two of Wal-Mart's arguments seeking dismissal, appearing to agree with the plaintiffs that the Supreme Court's decertification of their original class does...
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Case Information

Case Title

Dukes et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

June 8, 2001

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