June 28, 2011
Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing tomorrow on Wal-Mart v. Dukes and other cases
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy (D-Vt), has announced a hearing tomorrow, June 29, at 10:30 a.m. on “Barriers to Justice and Accountability: How the Supreme Court’s Recent Rulings Will Affect Corporate Behavior.” One of the recent Supreme Court cases to be examined is Wal-Mart v. Dukes.
Betty Dukes, the lead plaintiff in that case, is scheduled to testify, as well as Professor Melissa Hart (University of Colorado Law School) and Andrew Pincus (Mayer Brown).
Senator Leahy’s post is at http://leahy.senate.gov/press/press_releases/release/?id=dbc38a94-82f0-4bc0-903a-648176f966a7.