On March 19, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles, ____ S. Ct. ____, 2013 WL 1104735. Writing for the unanimous Court, Justice Stephen Breyer wrote that a...more
Within the past two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided two important cases relevant to antitrust.
First, on March 27, in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, No. 11-864, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a U.S. district...more
The United States Supreme Court is set to decide a series of cases this year that could have a dramatic impact on the future of class action litigation. The way the nation’s highest court rules in these cases could impact...more
Whether a putative class representative can block removal of his case to federal court by stipulating that class damages will not exceed the jurisdictional minimum under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) will be...more
A familiar debate involving alternative methods of statutory interpretation erupted again at the Supreme Court on Monday, January 7, 2013....more