Chamber Blasts 3rd. Circ.'s Class Cert. In Comcast Case

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit applied a “watered-down” standard for the admissibility of expert testimony when it backed class certification in an antitrust case against Comcast Corp. in a ruling that's inconsistent with the Supreme Court's blockbuster Dukes decision, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the high court Friday.

The Chamber, along with the Securities and Financial Markets Association and Business Roundtable, filed a brief supporting Comcast's appeal and arguing that the Third Circuit dropped the ball when it held that Daubert admissibility requirements didn't apply to expert...
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