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Oral Argument Held In Wal-Mart v. Dukes

Published by on March 29, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in the Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes lawsuit.  The case presents significant issues on federal class actions and, even though resolution of the dispute may ultimately cost Wal-Mart millions if not billions of dollars, will potentially have a widespread impact on employment law class actions generally.  More after the […]

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in the Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes lawsuit.  The case presents significant issues on federal class actions and, even though resolution of the dispute may ultimately cost Wal-Mart millions if not billions of dollars, will potentially have a widespread impact on employment law class actions generally.  More after the break.

SCOTUS Blog has commentary on the oral argument here.  The oral argument transcript — which is very interesting reading for an employment lawyer or HR professional — can be found here.  The merits and amicus briefs can be found here.

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