Class action
A class action, class suit, or representative action is where a group (a class) sues another party. It is pleonastic to refer to a class action as a "class action suit". Collective lawsuits originated...
New York's Metropolitan Museum Of Art Settles $25 Admissions Fee Lawsuit
The ticket price will be ‘suggested’ instead of ‘recommended’ and signs will advise visitors ‘amount you pay is up to you’ to accommodate all economic levels.
Paul Ngobeni
Paul Mpande Ngobeni was born in Lydenburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa on 1 September 1960. He went to the United States on a scholarship in 1982 graduated with a BA (magna cum laude) from Hamil...
Daniels, et al. v. the City of New York
Daniels, et al. v. the City of New York was a class action lawsuit filed in 1999 against the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the City of New York, charging them with racial profiling and unlawfu...
Turkmen v. Ashcroft
Turkmen v. Ashcroft is an ongoing class action civil lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) against the then-Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI Director Robert Mueller, former IN...
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women (2006)
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women, 547 U.S. 9 (2006), was a lengthy and high-profile U.S. legal case interpreting and applying the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act...
Apple v. Does
Apple v. Does (O'Grady v. Superior Court) was a high-profile legal proceeding in the USA notable for bringing into question the breadth of the shield law protecting journalists from being forced to re...
List of class-action lawsuits
This page has a list of lawsuits involving class action.
Hansberry v. Lee
Hansberry v. Lee, 311 U.S. 32 (1940), is a famous case now usually known in civil procedure for teaching that res judicata may not bind a subsequent plaintiff who had no opportunity to be represen...
Wal-Mart v. Dukes
Wal-Mart v. Dukes, 564 U.S. ___ (2011), was a United States Supreme Court case. The case was an appeal from the Ninth Circuit's decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in which the Supreme Court, ...
Fraley v. Facebook, Inc.
Fraley, et al. v. Facebook, Inc., et al. is a class action lawsuit filed in California against Facebook alleging misappropriation of Facebook users' names and likenesses in advertisements called "Spon...
GM Instrument Cluster Settlement
The GM Instrument Cluster Settlement was a 2008 class action settlement awarded to owners of certain General Motors vehicles with allegedly defective speedometers. The settlement allows the owner or l...
Cobell v. Salazar
Cobell v. Salazar (previously Cobell v. Kempthorne and Cobell v. Norton and Cobell v. Babbitt) is a class-action lawsuit brought by Native American representatives against two departments of the Unite...
Buckeye Check Cashing, Inc. v. Cardegna
Buckeye Check Cashing Inc. v. Cardegna, 546 U.S. 440 (2006), is a United States Supreme Court case concerning contract law and arbitration. The case arose from a class action filed in Florida against ...
Buckeye Check Cashing, Inc. v. Cardegna - Wikipedia
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women (2003)
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women, 537 U.S. 393 (2003), is a United States Supreme Court case involving whether abortion providers could receive damages from protesters under the Racketeer...
Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation
The Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation is a United States class-action lawsuit filed in 2005 by merchants and trade associations against Visa, MasterCard, and nume...
Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation - Wikipedia
Shyamala Rajender v. University of Minnesota
Shyamala Rajender v. University of Minnesota was a landmark class action lawsuit dealing with sexual discrimination at an American university. The case was filed on September 5, 1973 by Shyamala Rajen...
Shyamala Rajender v. University of Minnesota - Wikipedia
Ruiz v. Estelle
Ruiz v. Estelle, 503 F. Supp. 1265 (S.D. Tex. 1980), filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, eventually became the most far-reaching lawsuit on the conditions of p...
TNA Entertainment, LLC v. Wittenstein and World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
TNA Entertainment, LLC. v. Wittenstein and World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. was a lawsuit filed on May 23, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee by TNA Entertainment, LLC., against former employee Brian Wit...
Oscillococcinum
Oscillococcinum (or Oscillo) is a homeopathic preparation originally claimed to be made from the (non-existent) "oscillococcus" bacterium, which is marketed to relieve influenza-like symptoms. It is a...
Oscillococcinum - Wikipedia
Dr. Marcus Conant, et al., v. McCaffrey et al.
Dr. Marcus Conant, et al., v. McCaffrey et al. (later, Conant v. Walters) is a legal case decided by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on September 7, 2000, whic...