Monday, December 6, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal in Dukes v. Wal-Mart

This morning, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of the class certification of the largest employment discrimination lawsuit ever filed in this country, Dukes v. Wal-Mart. Greg Stohr at Bloomberg News provides details. You can also read my previous thoughts on this historic appeal.

This appeal will not only impact the more than 1.5 million potential class members who seek billions of dollars in damages, but it also has the potential to shape the future of employment class action litigation for years to come. Keep watching this blog for future updates on the landmark Dukes case as it continues to wind its way through the Supreme Court.

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