Class Action Objectors

Amendments to Class Action Rule 23 Now in Effect: Objectors Beware!

Amendments to Class Action Rule 23 Now in Effect: Objectors Beware!

The amendments to the to the federal class action rule were set to take effect December 1, 2018 subject to Congressional action – rejection, modification, or deferment. That deadline passed without the legislature’s response. As a result, these proposed are now in effect, marking the first substantive update to Rule 23 in fifteen years.