Uncommon Application of the Commonality Requirement

Wal-Mart v. Dukes, 18 months later — what effect has it had on class certification?

, New Jersey Law Journal


Recent decisions demonstrate that in deciding motions for class certification after Wal-Mart v. Dukes, federal courts in New Jersey require plaintiffs to demonstrate that questions common to the class will produce common answers that can resolve issues central to the validity of each claim in the class action.

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