Should courts replace trials with formulas for sake of convenience?

November 10, 2015 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

In this Federalist Society video, I discuss the Supreme Court case Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo––which the Court will hear today. In that case, a group of plaintiffs sued Tyson Foods for purportedly failing to pay them for the time they spent putting on and taking off their work clothing.  The plaintiffs worked in different … ...


Does the right to procedural fairness end with class action certification?

March 28, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Today, PLF submitted an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n – a case which asks whether plaintiffs can make an end run around the usual procedures governing lawsuits if they proceed as a class action. In this case, Sam Duran and Matt Fitzsimmons brought a class action … ...