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Abiding Dukes: Putative Classes Held To Higher Standards

Weil Product Liability associate Melody Akhavan discusses the impact of Wal-Mart Stores v. Duke on the recent decision denying class certification in Edwards v. Ford Motor Co., No. 11-CV-1058 (S.D. Cal.). (The article originally appeared as a posting on Weil’s Product Liability Monitor Blog on June 23, 2012, under the title, “A Year After Dukes, Courts Are Holding Putative Classes to a Higher Standard.” Click here to link to blog posting.)
Melody Akhavan

Melody E. Akhavan