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As a general overview, class action lawsuits involve a group of people in some capacity: A collective class, formed together over the issue of a defective product, suing a defendant, or a band of defendants, multiple negligent companies, for instance, being sued by or persons. While most class action suits are filed on behalf of product liability claims, other types of cases end up in court, too, including shareholders suing for business fraud, employees for discrimination, and residents over environmental disasters.

With a case, which may be filed in either state or federal court, class action lawsuits has its pluses. Because fewer witnesses overlap, the trial process inevitably moves along faster, while the cost of litigation tends to be lower than for separate plaintiffs filing alone.

On the other hand, these types of cases also tend to have drawbacks. Before the lawsuit even progresses, the prosecuting group must be named as a class. Federal courts, as well, may conclude class action lawsuits if the defendants are state governments or officials or if the plaintiffs number less than {one hundred,100.

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CERTIFICATION SUPREME COURT A year after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling on class action practice in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, attorneys John Beisner and Geoffrey M. Wyatt conclude Dukes has

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DUKES ET AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 10–277. Argued March 29, 2011—Decided June 20, 2011 class action for backpay, it would be irrelevant whether the plaintiffs are still employed at Wal-Mart.