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Tenth Circuit criticizes district court for permitting “death by discovery” in dispute over arbitrability
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

The purpose of arbitration is to resolve disputes more quickly and inexpensively than litigation. It's getting less difficult to enforce such


Ninth Circuit grants 23(f) review of denial of class certification for inadequate representation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

We’re all familiar with the basic requirements of Rule 23(a), with the focus most frequently on the issues of commonality and typicality under Rules


New York District Court Grants Summary Judgment for Employer in Gawker Intern Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

Litigation Over Interns Dries Up Internship Opportunities. The natural and probable consequence of litigation over unpaid internships was that such


Bankruptcy court dismisses class action DFR complaint involving airline merger
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

One deliberately ironic facet of the 2004 film Howard Hughes bio-pic The Aviator (the one with Leonardo DiCaprio) is the fact that the airlines


CAFA’s amount in controversy requirement: courts’ scrutiny of evidence varies greatly
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2011

One of the most vexing issues for outside and in-house counsel is what type and how much evidence to provide in support of Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) removal


Florida district court denies conditional certification in off-the-clock case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2012

Courts often cite the generally lenient standard for conditional certification, but that standard, like any other, has its limits


Statistics in Wage and Hour Class Actions: Has Anything Really Changed?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Statistics are kind of a Holy Grail of class action litigation. Everyone seems to know that they exist, but their understanding is shadowy and the


District Court Denies Conditional Certification of Off-the-Clock Case Despite Bad Emails
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

“As far as overtime, you (like I) can only bill a 40hr work week even though we put in like 60hrs at times.” This isn’t exactly the email you want to


California Appellate Court rejects class action settlement due to excessive attorney fees
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Pigs get fat and hogs get slaughtered, so the saying goes. As we’ve noted before on Oct. 7, June 5, and Dec. 18, courts are starting to examine


U.S. Supreme Court eases CAFA removals
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

Congress passed the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) in 2005, in response to perceived (in fact real) concerns regarding potential abuses of the