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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Class_action

A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is ... In a typical class action, a plaintiff sues a defendant or a number of .... Under § 1332(d)(2) the federal district courts have original jurisdiction over .... the defendants have been organized into court-approved classes, the action is ...

www.shipmangoodwin.com/files/Publication/a2991042-13b5-4d6b-a99c-0282873eb47f/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/a9d4ee29-be18-48ad-9545-0dbb1c5cb507/20091109164126754.pdf

the sparse law governing defendant class action lawsuits and its potential ... representative organizations that have already commenced litigation ... 2. See letter from James E. Johnson, Under Secretary for Enforcement, Dep't of the Treasury,.

www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_17

Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity; Public Officers ... (E) a trustee of an express trust; ... (2) for a corporation, by the law under which it was organized; and. (3) for  ...

www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_4

(ii) for a defendant subject to service under Rule 4(h), to an officer, a managing or general ... (G) be sent by first-class mail or other reliable means. ... (e) Serving an Individual Within a Judicial District of the United States. ... a domestic or foreign corporation, or a partnership or other unincorporated association that is subject ...

www.gibsondunn.com/publications/Documents/ChorbaEvanson-DueProcessChallenges.pdf

that defendants m ay raise in opposing class certification and class judgments. ... II. Due Process and Rule 23. The familiar elements of Rule 23 of the Federal Rules .... authority under Rule 23(d) and (e)); (4) whether there are other proposed repre- ...... remaining class recovery balance to various charitable organizations).

apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/classactions/articles/spring2014-0513-class-representative-adequacy-preparing-responding-attacks-on-plaintiff.html

Jun 3, 2014 ... In opposing class certification, defendants frequently argue that Rule ... and ability to represent the claims of the class vigorously and (2) be free ...

www.federalpracticemanual.org/chapter7/section2

Rule 23(a) sets forth four threshold requirements for class certification, each of which ..... of the experience of the lawyer or the legal organization for whom the lawyer works .... Under Rule 23(b)(2), the class must show that the defendant acted in a way ..... E. Tex. Motor Freight Sys., 431 U.S. at 405. 63. John v. National Sec.

www.ussc.gov/guidelines/2015-guidelines-manual/2015-chapter-8

Fourth, probation is an appropriate sentence for an organizational defendant ... to the sentencing of all organizations for felony and Class A misdemeanor offenses. ... The fine guidelines in §§8C2.2 through 8C2.9 apply only to specified types of .... (E) An individual "condoned" an offense if the individual knew of the offense ...

www.federalpracticemanual.org/chapter7/section4

Rule 23(e)(1)(B) requires notice where the settlement binds the class through claim ... in 28 U.S.C. § 1715(a)(2) and is often the primary regulator of the defendant. .... organizations with statewide constituencies, and published in newspapers).