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Supreme Court Rules Class Certification Requires Evidence of Damages Supported by a Valid Legal Theory

On March 27, 2013, in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, the United States Supreme Court reaffirmed that district courts must perform a "rigorous analysis" of whether a putative class meets the predominance requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3)–even if that entails delving into the merits of the plaintiffs' claims.

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Apr 01, 2013
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