Rhonda Wasserman Cited by Supreme Court in Agritech Inc. v. Resh

Rhonda Wasserman

Pitt Law Professor Rhonda Wasserman's article, "Dueling Class Actions," 80 B.U. L. Rev. 461 (2000) was cited by the Supreme Court of the United States in the opinion in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh. The 9-0 ruling, which reversed and remanded the 9th Circuit, was decided June 11, 2018. Justice Sonia Sotomayor quoted Wasserman in her opinion concurring in the judgment, noting 'the existence of multiple putative class actions covering the same harm to the same class may lead to a “race toward judgment or settlement.'"

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