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Comcast Corp. v. Behrend—Supreme Court tightens class certification standards for proof of impact and damages

USA - March 27 2013 Today, in a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court determined that lower federal courts may not certify a class action without assessing…

Richard A. Duncan, Aaron D. Van Oort

Supreme Court declines to hear poultry producer's packers and stockyards act appeal

USA - May 4 2011 On May 2, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal raised by poultry producer O.K. Industries Inc. of a $14.5 million judgment entered against it and in favor of a group of more than 300 poultry growers who claimed their contracts with O.K. Industries violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PSA).

John D. Shively