Supreme Court class actions News

Supreme Court Rules Monetary Offer Doesn’t End Class Action

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against advertising firm Campbell-Ewald in a class action case, saying the lawsuit can proceed over claims the company violated a federal consumer law by sending unsolicited text messages on behalf of the U.S. …

Supreme Court to Hear Spokeo ‘Non-Injury’ Class Action Today

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Monday whether to nip in the bud a class action lawsuit against online search service Spokeo Inc. in a case closely watched by Silicon Valley companies that face similar claims. If the court …

Supreme Court Weighs When an Offer Ends Class Action

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed a class action case in which advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co. is attempting to fend off a lawsuit over claims that it violated a federal consumer law by sending …

Supreme Court Term Could Be Big for Business

Big business is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to curb class action litigation in a series of cases that dominate the nine justices’ business docket in the coming months. The court returns for its new term on Monday with three …

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 …