Wal-Mart Fights Bid For Quick Appeal On Post-Dukes Claims

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday opposed an attempt by three women to revive classwide gender bias claims against the retail giant in Tennessee federal court, saying the women wrongly claimed two U.S. Supreme Court rulings implicitly overruled a decision that led to the dismissal of their class claims.

Three women who were part of the nationwide class nixed by the Supreme Court's landmark 2011 Dukes ruling cited two high court rulings to back up their argument for an immediate appeal of the Feb. 20 ruling that...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


David M. Lawson

Date Filed

October 2, 2012

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