7th Cir. (Posner) Examines Interlocutory Appeals of Class Certification Decisions Under 23(f)

7th Cir. (Posner) Examines Interlocutory Appeals of Class Certification Decisions Under 23(f)

This week we look primarily at interlocutory appeals of class certification decisions under Rule 23(f) through the Seventh Circuit case Driver v. AppleIllinois, LLC authored by Judge Richard Posner. We also take a brief look at another Posner decision in Parko v. Shell Oil Co. addressing certification issues on predominance and numerosity grounds.

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7th Circuit Again Certifies Butler v. Sears, Roebuck, & Co. Classes

7th Circuit Again Certifies Butler v. Sears, Roebuck, & Co. Classes

This week we discuss the Seventh Circuit's decision to once more certify the class action cases in Butler v. Sears, Roebuck, & Co. after the case was remanded by the Supreme Court in light of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend.

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6th Circuit Reaffirms Class Certification in Whirlpool II

6th Circuit Reaffirms Class Certification in Whirlpool II

This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog revisits the Supreme Court decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend in light of the 6th Circuit's recertification of the class in Whirlpool II.

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Is the Supreme Court Needlessly Using Comcast Corp. v. Behrend to Vacate Certified Classes?

Is the Supreme Court Needlessly Using Comcast Corp. v. Behrend to Vacate Certified Classes?

This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog provides a discussion of the Supreme Court's recent use of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend to vacate class certification in a number of cases including the Seventh Circuit's decision in Butler v. Sears.

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