Appellate PracticeThomas R. Newman and Steven J. Ahmuty Jr., New York Law Journal
SCOTUS Rejects Tactic Used to Secure Immediate Review of Class Cert. Denials
In their Appellate Practice column, Thomas R. Newman and Steven J. Ahmuty Jr. discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in 'Microsoft v. Baker', which resolved an important jurisdictional issue concerning class action procedure, holding that a federal court of appeals does not have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §1291 to review an order denying class certification after the named plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss their individual claims with prejudice.
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