Court wades into class action questions once again

, The National Law Journal


Lawyers for two of the world's largest cable and biotechnology companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court in separate cases on Monday to impose higher hurdles on federal court certification of class actions.

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  • Lulaine

    This request could be a big blow towards class action lawsuits in the future. It's hard enough now for class actions to be recognized and given the stature needed to pursue a case. More barriers will mean less cohesion and more problems for plaintiffs who have strong cases and no way to get in to a courtroom.

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