Issue: Class Certification Standards
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
The RLC joined a brief asking the Ninth Circuit to reverse the district court’s decision which ignored inherent individualized issues in the alleged claims and improperly found that the predominance and superiority requirements for class certification were met. The brief explains that the district court’s lax standards are inconsistent with the rigorous analysis required under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 and will likely invite abusive class action litigation.
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