Supreme Court class actions News

Supreme Court Justices Tackle Rules for Class Actions

U.S. Supreme Court justices sought a middle ground to preserve class-action shareholder lawsuits as they heard a case testing the legal rules that have fostered thousands of cases over the past quarter century. Hearing arguments yesterday in Washington, the justices …

Halliburton Supreme Court Case Could Curb Securities Fraud Class Actions

A quarter-century after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the era of class action shareholder litigation, the justices may be poised to shut it down. The court will hear arguments March 5 on a Halliburton Co. appeal targeting the legal doctrine …