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Class-Action Lawyers Invoke Novel Doctrine to Avoid SCOTUS Jurisdiction Rulings

Civil litigation is waged through a series of small battles between plaintiff’s and defendant’s counsel. One initial battle, which can be outcome-determinative, involves where suit can be filed. 1,258 more words

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Food-Labeling Suit's Successful Class Certification is Cause for Concern in California

Featured Expert Contributor—Civil Justice/Class Actions

Frank Cruz-Alvarez, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., with Rachel Forman, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

California is broadening the legal landscape of food-labeling class actions to the dismay of the food and beverage industry.  1,038 more words

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Games People Play: Supreme Court Can Put a Stop to an Obvious CAFA Workaround

Featured Expert Contributor, Litigation Strategies

Joe G. Hollingsworth, a Partner at Hollingsworth LLP, with Katharine R. Latimer, a Partner at the firm and a member of WLF’s Legal Policy Advisory Board. 1,043 more words

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Unreasonable Second Circuit Decision Sets Daunting Precedent for Packaged-Food Makers

A decision this month from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reunites us with an old friend, The Reasonable Consumer. As we’ve discussed in previous posts… 1,108 more words

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Kimberly-Clark Seeks Supreme Court Review in “Flushable” Wipes Case

Guest Commentary

By Lucía Roibal, an Associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP in the firm’s San Francisco, CA office. This commentary is reposted with permission, originally appearing on November 30, 2018 in the firm’s  1,382 more words

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