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mortgage contract.jpgBy Lynn Kappelman and Chris Palamountain

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts has joined a growing chorus of courts willing to apply the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), beyond the employment class action context. In Barrett v. Option One Mort. Corp., Case No. 08-10157, 2012 WL 4076465

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