This order provides analysis of standing at the class cert stage, and the interplay between standing and the rule’s requirements.
This order provides a good source for the relevant standards applicable to motions to compel in this area.
The last of this spring’s four seminar presentations (copyright litigation, trial procedure, patent venue & class actions) is now done, with my first live seminar presentation since before the pandemic. Still have ethical issues in removal/remand on deck for the fall.
Here’s how you hope the fee award in your class action case works out.
Unfortunately this case involving Boeing doesn’t involve B-17s. But no case has everything.
It was a close call, but the report and recommendation concluded that the plaintiff stayed classy.
Class actions are not the most common form of cat in the Eastern District of Texas, but they are filed from time to time. This case provides an interesting look at the standards applied to motions to certify a class, as well as to the standards applied by district judges reviewing reports and recommendations regarding class certification, as well as a thick block of analysis on the specific requirements of private securities fraud class actions as set forth in Amgen. If you’re addressing similar issues, the two opinions are worth a close study. If you’re not, this is an hour of your life you can keep.