Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys.

This week: Johnson & Johnson faces dismissal of this month’s Chapter 11 case, but not all talc claimants agree. The first bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation over Juul’s e-cigarettes began Monday. Find out who represents Ivy League schools like Columbia University and Dartmouth University in an antitrust class action over athletic scholarships.