Case Note: US Supreme Court Rejects Attempt To Curb Class Actions (2010)


This case note was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. It summarizes the 2010 United States Supreme Court decision in Shady Grove v. Allstate. The Court resolved a conflict between a New York Statute, which prohibited class actions to recover a penlaty, and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, which permits class actions if certain pleading requirements have been satisfied. The Court held that Rule 23 was controlling.

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