We are presented with one of the most expansive class actions ever. The District Court and the Court of Appeals approved the certification of a class comprising about one and a half million plaintiffs, current and former female employees of petitioner Wal-Mart who allege that the discretion exercised by their local supervisors over pay and promotion matters violates Title...
WAL-MART STORES, INC. v. DUKES
131 S.Ct. 2541 (2011)
564 U.S. 338
180 L.Ed.2d 374
WAL-MART STORES, INC., Petitioner, v. DUKES et al.
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Argued March 29, 2011.
Decided June 20, 2011.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Joseph M. Sellers , Christine E. Webber , Jenny R. Yang , Kalpana Kotagal , Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, Washington, D.C., Brad Seligman , Jocelyn D. Larkin , The Impact Fund, Berkeley, CA, Steven Stemerman , Elizabeth A. Lawrence , Davis, Cowell & Bowe, LLP, San Francisco, CA, Arcelia Hurtado , Noreen Farell , Equal Rights Advocates, San Francisco, CA, Sheila Y. Thomas , Law Office of Sheila Thomas, Oakland, CA, Stephen Tinkler , The Tinkler Law Firm, Santa Fe, NM, Merit Bennett , The Bennett Firm, Santa Fe, NM, Debra Gardner , Baltimore, MD, Shauna Marshall , Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA, for Respondents.
Theodore B. Olson , Mark A. Perry , Amir C. Tayrani , Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, D.C., Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. , Counsel of Record, Rachel S. Brass , Theane Evangelis Kapur , Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for Petitioner.
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