11 Cited authorities

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

    564 U.S. 338 (2011)   Cited 4,789 times   474 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 5,721 times   66 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. Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts

    472 U.S. 797 (1985)   Cited 1,548 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “the Due Process Clause of course requires that the named plaintiff at all times adequately represent the interests of the absent class members”
  4. People v. Peque

    2013 N.Y. Slip Op. 7651 (N.Y. 2013)   Cited 464 times
    Holding that New York trial courts must inform the defendant of the immigration consequences of pleading guilty to a felony and that a failure to do so could provide a basis for withdrawing or vacating the guilty plea
  5. Allison v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.

    151 F.3d 402 (5th Cir. 1998)   Cited 651 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that certification under Rule 23(b) was not appropriate because "plaintiffs' claims for compensatory and punitive damages must therefore focus almost entirely on facts and issues specific to individuals rather than the class as a whole"
  6. Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

    603 F.3d 571 (9th Cir. 2010)   Cited 221 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Noting that plaintiffs' claim for punitive damages did “not require individualized punitive damages determinations”
  7. People v. Anderson

    66 N.Y.2d 529 (N.Y. 1985)   Cited 356 times
    Stating that C.P.L. § 30.30, setting forth time limitations in which People must be ready for trial, addresses only problem of prosecutorial readiness, and is not a "Speedy Trial" statute in the constitutional sense
  8. People v. Silva

    2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 8215 (N.Y. 2014)   Cited 56 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In People v Silva (24 NY3d 294 [2014]) and People v Hanson (24 NY3d 294 [2014]), the Court of Appeals held that the trial courts committed mode of proceedings errors by failing to notify counsel of jury notes before the juries in each case reached their verdicts, even though the transcripts in both cases failed to establish whether the courts were aware that the notes had been submitted.
  9. Klein v. Robert's Am. Food

    28 A.D.3d 63 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)   Cited 53 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Reversing lower court's decision that common questions predominated with respect to reliance in a New York express warranty claim
  10. Colt Indus Shareholder Litig

    77 N.Y.2d 185 (N.Y. 1991)   Cited 83 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Finding that due process precludes extinguishing the rights of an absent plaintiff to bring an action in damages in another jurisdiction
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 26,345 times   1017 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"