Wal-Mart Urges 9th Circ. To Let Dukes Class Denial Stand

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 2:44 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart urged the Ninth Circuit on Thursday not to review the denial of the latest bid for class certification in the high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit brought by Betty Dukes, asserting that the plaintiffs' narrowed class still cannot meet the requirements. 

In a Thursday brief, the retail giant said U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer's Aug. 2 decision to deny a motion to certify three classes of about 150,000 women who worked in three of Wal-Mart's California regions doesn't warrant discretionary review, saying the plaintiffs failed to...
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