Jacob Harper

Jacob Harper

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Comcast Corp. v. Behrend: Courts Must Assess Merits of Plaintiffs’ Damages Evidence at Class Certification

Yesterday, in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 569 U.S. __ (2013), the Supreme Court answered a looming class certification question left open by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. __ (2011): whether a putative class action...more

3/29/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Dukes v Wal-Mart SCOTUS

Comcast Corp. v. Behrend: Supreme Court Reinforces Dukes -- Holds that Class Certification Requires Merits Assessment of Damages...

Yesterday, in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 569 U.S. __ (2013), the Supreme Court strongly reinforced its earlier decision in Wal Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. __ (2011) that courts must undertake a “rigorous analysis” to...more

3/29/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Dukes v Wal-Mart SCOTUS

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