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February 17, 2016

What’s Next for Class Actions After Scalia?

The passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia leaves the fate of several big class action cases up in the air.

“The justice penned three majority opinions that left an indisputable mark on the class action landscape, but now the court must grapple with key issues that linger.”

“Before Scalia died, the justices heard Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo, which was brought by employees seeking payment for time spent donning and doffing protective gear. That case asked the court to weigh the standards for class certification where some class members haven’t suffered any damages.”

“Other class actions on the Supreme Court’s current slate of cases include Spokeo v. Robins, which raises questions about standing for a plaintiff who’s suffered no harm, and Microsoft v. Baker, which asks whether appeals courts can review a class certification ruling after the named plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss their case.”

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