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Courts Remain Skeptical of Certifying Data Privacy Class Actions

USA - January 7 2019 In this era where there appears to be a new data security incident announced each month, there is surprisingly little class certification...

Curt Roy Hineline.


2017 Class Action Review

USA - May 22 2018 2017 saw the Courts of Appeals struggle to define the meaning of two prominent 2016 Supreme Court decisions. In 2016, the Supreme Court in Spokeo held...

Matthew Pearson, Anthony Ponikvar, Jessica Greenberg, Arielle L. Brown, Dustin M. Dow, Sam Camardo.


Proposed Rule 23 Amendment for Class Action Settlement: Sea Change or Codification of the Status Quo?

USA - May 14 2018 We’ve noted several times in this blog the difficulties parties may face when trying to obtain court approval for a settlement they have reached...


Proposed Rule 23 Amendment for Class Action Settlement: Sea Change or Codification of the Status Quo?

USA - May 11 2018 Proposed amendments to the class action settlement process in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e) are scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1, 2018. One...


The Unwelcome Guest at the Class Settlement Table: Serial Objectors

USA - March 3 2017 Finally, the end is in sight. After motions to dismiss, discovery, hearings, a highly contested motion for class certification and mediation, the...