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Colorado Supreme Court Asks: Where’s the Beef?

Plaintiffs repeatedly, and sometimes successfully, urge class certification after painting a pretty picture of liability with little or no attention whatsoever to the details of the actual evidence that both sides will present at trial.  However, the Colorado Supreme Court recently issued four cases on the same day that asked both parties: where’s the evidence? Here … Continue Reading

Seventh Circuit Rebukes Class Counsel

In a recent decision, the Seventh Circuit held that bad behavior by class counsel can lead to denial of class certification, even where that behavior doesn’t rise to the level of “the most egregious misconduct.” In Creative Montessori Learning Centers v. Ashford Gear LLC, 662 F.3d 913 (7th Cir. 2011), Plaintiffs brought a purported class … Continue Reading
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