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Sprint Spectrum L.P. v. Hesse

Petition for certiorari denied on November 1, 2010
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-157 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: (1) Whether a federal court may review a state court judgment approving a class settlement where the state court did not explicitly address each specific claim that a class member might release as part of the settlement; and (2) whether a federal court may nullify state court rules, requiring class members to opt out of a proposed state class settlement, by permitting the class members to maintain a subsequent federal action asserting claims released by the state class settlement from which the class members chose not to exclude themselves.

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