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What's New in Class Action Law?

May 13, 2016

Judge in W.D. Arkansas Sanctions Attorneys who Dismiss Putative Class Action to Effectuate Settlement in State Court

Written by Steve Herman
May 5, 2016

Fifth Circuit Remands Putative Class Action under CAFAs Home State Abstention after RICO Claims are Dismissed

Written by Steve Herman
April 6, 2016

U.S. Ninth Circuit Declines to Mechanically Apply Traditional Conflict Rules to Class Actions

Written by Steve Herman
April 6, 2016

U.S. Fifth Circuit Re-Affirms pre-Stolt-Nielsen Caselaw referring the Question of Collective or Class Action under the Arbitration Agreement to the Arbitrator

Written by Steve Herman
March 24, 2016

U.S. Fifth Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc to Consider when Reliance Can Be Inferred in Class Actions brought under the Civil RICO Statute

Written by Steve Herman
March 23, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Statistical Samples Can Be Used in Class Actions Where Such Evidence Would Be Admissible to Establish Liability in an Individual Case

Written by Steve Herman
February 24, 2016

Northern District of California Judge Rebukes the Affirmative Requirement to Submit a Claim where Defendant Has Information to Simply Provide Eligible Classmembers with Compensation

Written by Steve Herman
January 21, 2016

U.S. Supreme Rejects Argument that an Expired Offer of Judgment Can Moot a Putative Class Action

Written by Steve Herman
January 7, 2016

U.S. Fifth Circuit Denies Remand under Local Controversy Exception where Class Definition Does Not Clearly Limit Membership

Written by Steve Herman
December 31, 2015

U.S. Fifth Circuit Clarifies Standard for Remand of “Mass Tort” under CAFA

Written by Steve Herman