Comcast Case Won't Impact Wal-Mart Sex Bias Suit, Parties Say

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 9:50 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the plaintiffs accusing it of gender discrimination both told a California federal judge Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear a case against Comcast Corp. that involves class certification issues should not impact his decision on Wal-Mart's bid to nix class claims.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer, who is overseeing a pared down proposed class action led by Wal-Mart greeter Betty Dukes, had ordered the parties to submit briefs on whether the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Comcast...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

June 8, 2001

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