19 Cited authorities

  1. Amchem Prods., Inc. v. Windsor

    521 U.S. 591 (1997)   Cited 5,889 times   67 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
  2. Blue Chip Stamps v. Manor Drug Stores

    421 U.S. 723 (1975)   Cited 1,999 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that only purchasers and sellers of a security have a private right of action under Section 10(b) and Rule 10b–5
  3. Merrill v. Dabit

    547 U.S. 71 (2006)   Cited 596 times   41 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state law class action securities fraud claims brought by “holders” of securities are, just like those of “purchasers” and “sellers,” preempted by the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act
  4. Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.

    573 U.S. 258 (2014)   Cited 413 times   88 Legal Analyses
    Holding that defendants may seek to rebut the Basic presumption at the class certification stage through evidence that the misrepresentation had no price impact
  5. Hanlon v. Chrysler Corp.

    150 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. 1998)   Cited 2,497 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding that " common nucleus of facts and potential legal remedies dominate[d]" over "idiosyncratic differences between state consumer protection laws" where a nationwide class of minivan buyers’ claims turned on "questions of [the manufacturer’s] prior knowledge of the [vehicle’s] deficiency, the design defect, and a damages remedy"
  6. Staton v. Boeing Co.

    327 F.3d 938 (9th Cir. 2003)   Cited 1,501 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding class representation was adequate even though the class contained both supervisors and rank-and-file employees
  7. Jones v. GN Netcom, Inc.

    654 F.3d 935 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 982 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district courts should "award only that amount of fees that is reasonable in relation to the results obtained," even where counting all hours reasonably spent would produce a larger fees award
  8. Mazza v. American Honda Motor Co.

    666 F.3d 581 (9th Cir. 2012)   Cited 740 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is not necessary to apply "California law to the claims of foreign residents concerning acts that took place in other states where cars were purchased or leased" in order to further California’s interest in regulating activities within California
  9. Officers for Justice v. Civil Serv. Comm'n

    688 F.2d 615 (9th Cir. 1982)   Cited 900 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding a settlement must stand or fall in its entirety because a district court cannot "delete, modify or substitute certain provisions"
  10. Koz v. Kellogg Co.

    697 F.3d 858 (9th Cir. 2012)   Cited 245 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there must be "a driving nexus between the plaintiff class and the cy pres beneficiaries" and that the cy pres award must be "guided by the objectives of the underlying statute and the interests of the silent class members,... and must not benefit a group too remote from the plaintiff class"
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 28,069 times   1148 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"