Issue: Class Certification Standards
Court: Supreme Court of California
Whether a trial court considering a motion for class certification must determine the correct substantive law when one proposed legal standard would permit the case to be adjudicated with common evidence, while the other would require individualized inquiries to resolve the case.
The RLC joined a letter brief asking the California Supreme Court to grant the employer's petition for review of class certification standards regarding commonality in the "suitable seating" context.
The Supreme Court of California denied the petition for review.
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