Supreme Court Continues To Tackle Class Actions

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 1:09 PM EDT) -- Since the passage of the Class Action Fairness Act in 2005, the federal courts have been grappling with cases that have sought to identify the scope and boundaries of class actions. The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a series of opinions in the last two years regarding class actions and currently has before it two cases that have been briefed and argued that address the availability of “class arbitrations.”

Two years ago, when the Supreme Court issued its decision in Wal-Mart Stores Inc.v. Dukes, many were...
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