Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and David B. Ross

As readers of our Blog know, Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores is one of the most closely watched cases in years given the stakes for employers in employment discrimination class actions. The oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court is set for March 29, 2011. As the argument date

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Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Laura J. Maechtlen

On January 20, 2011, the defense submitted its merits brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart.

The Supreme Court’s future decision in Dukes is sure to be significant for employers on many levels, as employers can expect further elucidation of Rule 23 certification

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