61 Cited authorities

  1. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes

    564 U.S. 338 (2011)   Cited 5,029 times   491 Legal Analyses
    Holding in Rule 23 context that “[w]ithout some glue holding the alleged reasons for all those decisions together, it will be impossible to say that examination of all the class members' claims for relief will produce a common answer”
  2. Amchem Prods., Inc. v. Windsor

    521 U.S. 591 (1997)   Cited 5,882 times   68 Legal Analyses
    Holding that courts are "bound to enforce" Rule 23's certification requirements, even where it means decertifying a class after they had reached a settlement agreement and submitted it to the court for approval
  3. Comcast Corp. v. Behrend

    569 U.S. 27 (2013)   Cited 1,629 times   223 Legal Analyses
    Holding that class certification was inappropriate when a damages model reflected injury from four antitrust injuries, but only one viable theory of antitrust liability and injury remained in the case
  4. Gen. Tel. Co. of Sw. v. Falcon

    457 U.S. 147 (1982)   Cited 4,959 times   33 Legal Analyses
    Holding that named plaintiff must prove “much more than the validity of his own claim”; the individual plaintiff must show that “the individual's claim and the class claims will share common questions of law or fact and that the individual's claim will be typical of the class claims,” explicitly referencing the “commonality” and “typicality” requirements of Rule 23
  5. Amgen Inc. v. Conn. Ret. Plans & Tr. Funds

    568 U.S. 455 (2013)   Cited 1,286 times   91 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the failure of proof on the element of materiality would end the case for one and for all; no claim would remain in which individual reliance issues could potentially predominate"
  6. Brunswick Corp. v. Pueblo Bowl-O-Mat, Inc.

    429 U.S. 477 (1977)   Cited 1,912 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an antitrust claim fails as a matter of law when the plaintiff would have suffered the identical loss without regard to the claimed anticompetitive conduct
  7. Zenith Corp. v. Hazeltine

    395 U.S. 100 (1969)   Cited 2,165 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court erred when it enjoined a nonparty that was never determined to be in active concert with a defendant
  8. West Virginia Univ. Hospitals, Inc. v. Casey

    499 U.S. 83 (1991)   Cited 744 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the term "reasonable attorney's fee" in 42 U.S.C. § 1988 does not provide the "explicit statutory authority" required to award expert witness fees beyond those provided by §§ 1920 and 1821
  9. Illinois Brick Co. v. Illinois

    431 U.S. 720 (1977)   Cited 1,150 times   54 Legal Analyses
    Holding that indirect purchasers cannot recover damages under federal antitrust law
  10. Reiter v. Sonotone Corp.

    442 U.S. 330 (1979)   Cited 1,005 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "injury to business or property" was not limited to commercial interests
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 27,094 times   1119 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"