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The US Supreme Court's Ruling in American Pipe Does Not Extend to Allow Tolling of Statutes of Limitation in Successive Class Actions

USA - June 13 2018 In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has limited the reach of its landmark decision in American Pipe & Constr. Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974)…

Sammantha Tillotson.

Ninth Circuit again finds Article III standing in Spokeo: The injury was particularized in round one, and it’s concrete in round two.

USA - August 23 2017 The Spokeo saga continues. As our sister blog, the Data Privacy Monitor, reported here, the United States Supreme Court’s May 2016 decision in Spokeo…

Ninth Circuit First to Take Up Offers of Judgment After Campbell-Ewald

USA - June 21 2016 As we reported earlier this year in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, 136 S. Ct. 663, 672 (2016), the Supreme Court held that a putative class action does…

Federal judge grants preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of new BLM hydraulic fracturing rules

USA - October 2 2015 On September 30, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming granted a motion for a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of…

Alexander K. Obrecht.

New battleground emerges in New York fracing debate

USA - July 29 2015 When New York officially banned hydraulic fracturing in late June 2015, many assumed the long-heated political debate was over and there would be no…