Comcast Case Gives Justices A Chance To Expand On Dukes

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 8:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to review whether plaintiffs pursuing an antitrust class action against Comcast Corp. needed to provide admissible evidence that damages could be assessed on a classwide basis before certification will give the justices an opportunity to build on their landmark Dukes decision, attorneys said.

In its 2011 ruling in the employment discrimination case against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the court laid what experts said could prove to be the foundation for the ultimate decision in the Comcast appeal from the Third Circuit....
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