The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is grinding forward in the huge national class action involving sex discrimination at Wal-Mart. A three-judge panel issued a new 2-1 ruling Tuesday in favor of certifying the plaintiff class, similar to an opinion issued in February. The largest substantive change involved standing within the class -- but the circuit shot down Wal-Mart's argument that the standing issue should tank the entire class.
9th Circuit Limits Wal-Mart Class
December 12, 2007