Judge Won't Revisit Ruling On Dukes Class Claims

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 7:36 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday declined to reconsider his refusal to dismiss class allegations against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Betty Dukes' high-profile lawsuit accusing the retail giant of sex discrimination, saying there were no new facts or law to justify reconsideration.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer stood by his September decision to deny Wal-Mart's bid to dismiss or strike classwide allegations brought on behalf of a putative class despite the retailer's claims that developments in a case brought in Texas by a former member...
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