14 Cited authorities

  1. Johnson v. Celotex Corp.

    899 F.2d 1281 (2d Cir. 1990)   Cited 554 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding that "courts have taken the view that considerations of judicial economy favor consolidation"
  2. Huene v. United States

    743 F.2d 703 (9th Cir. 1984)   Cited 285 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that where judgment resolves only one of several consolidated cases, appeal is proper upon certification pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 54(b)
  3. In re Oxford Health Plans, Inc. Securities Litigation

    182 F.R.D. 42 (S.D.N.Y. 1998)   Cited 166 times
    Finding that diversity among plaintiffs helps ensure that all class members' interests are represented
  4. Pirelli Armstrong Tire Corp. Retiree Medical Benefits Trust v. LaBranche & Co., Inc.

    229 F.R.D. 395 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)   Cited 138 times
    Holding that the "experience of a candidate" is "relevant to reaching a determination as to whether a candidate will be capable of adequately protecting the interests of the class"
  5. Vincent v. Hughes Air West, Inc.

    557 F.2d 759 (9th Cir. 1977)   Cited 140 times
    Concluding common fund doctrine permitted district court's allocation of fees to lead counsel in mass tort case, and that district court properly exercised its power to appoint lead counsel and restrict activities of nonlead counsel
  6. In re Equity Funding Corp. of America Securities Litigation

    416 F. Supp. 161 (C.D. Cal. 1976)   Cited 88 times
    Concluding that court was not precluded from considering amendments to pleadings once the actions had been transferred by the JPML
  7. In re Cendant Corp. Litigation

    182 F.R.D. 476 (D.N.J. 1998)   Cited 39 times
    Reasoning that creating a subclass "would injure the purpose of the PSLRA by fragmenting the plaintiff class and decreasing client control"
  8. Perez-Funez v. District Director, I.N.S.

    611 F. Supp. 990 (C.D. Cal. 1984)   Cited 37 times
    Recognizing the American Civil Liberties Union as "qualified and experienced counsel," thereby meeting the adequacy of representation showing
  9. In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation

    240 F.R.D. 163 (E.D. Pa. 2007)   Cited 7 times

    [Copyrighted Material Omitted] Mario L. Alioto, Trump Alioto Trump & Prescott, San Francisco, CA, for Bernard Lawrence Winery. John M. Alten, Ulmer & Berne, Cleveland, OH, Alan J. Lewis, Burt M. Rublin, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP, Philadelphia, PA, Amanda C. Denaro, Corey T. Putman, Sullivan & Cromwell, Palo Alto, CA, Elizabeth Van Doren Gray, Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, Columbia, SC, John Haggerty, Ulmer & Berne, Cleveland, OH, Marc S. Lanoue, Laurent S. Wiesel, Sullivan & Cromwell

  10. Owen v. Labor Ready Inc.

    146 F. App'x 139 (9th Cir. 2005)   Cited 2 times
    Holding that district court abused its discretion in granting Colorado River stay of a putative class action in light of a concurrent state court action against the same defendant
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 35,084 times   1237 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"
  12. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 15,116 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the federal rules of civil procedure should be employed to promote the "just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding"
  13. Rule 42 - Consolidation; Separate Trials

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 42   Cited 9,291 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Granting court's authority to consolidate related cases or "issue any other orders to avoid unnecessary cost or delay."