RLC Appellate Division

Appellate Division Legal Briefs

The appellate Division currently files about 20 amicus briefs per year totaling more than 150 to date.

Below are cases that the Appellate Division has participated in.

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Walmart v. DEA

The brief concerns the Department of Justice’s attempts to use subregulatory guidance as a basis for an enforcement action. Learn More

  • November 30, 2020

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Scott v. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.

The RLC’s brief asks the Court to consider whether a single common fact among a group of opt-in plaintiffs is sufficient to certify under the FLSA. Learn More

  • October 1, 2020

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc v Arkansas Teacher Retirement System

The RLC’s brief asks the Court to consider the type of evidence that a court may consider before a class is certified in securities litigation. Learn More

  • September 24, 2020

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Facebook, Inc v. Noah Duguid

Amici brief urges SCOTUS to restore TCPA to its intended scope that prohibits robocalls, while allowing retailers to send convenient text messages. Learn More

  • September 11, 2020

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In Re: Apple Inc. Device Performance Litigation

The RLC's brief opposes the use of malicious forum shopping and improper venue delegation by the courts. Learn More

  • July 30, 2020

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Jock v. Sterling Jewelers Inc.

Whether class arbitration is appropriate in the absence of clear statement in the agreement. Learn More

  • July 16, 2020

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The RLC's brief was filed to uphold Commerce Clause principles that prohibit protectionist state behavior to the detriment of national retailers Learn More

  • July 13, 2020

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Bryant v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

The RLC's brief opposes class certification in this ERISA COBRA notice case Learn More

  • June 29, 2020

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California Trucking Association et al v. Becerra et al

Amici Curiae brief seeks injunctive relief arguing California AB5 would impose dramatic and irreversible harm on motor carriers. Learn More

  • May 13, 2020

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Hudock et al v. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. et al

Amici Curiae brief argues for Rule23(f) to ensure the legal standard for class certification in the 8th circuit aligns with the nationwide standard. Learn More

  • April 20, 2020

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