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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