TITLE

Divided California Supreme Court Limits Impact of Proposition 64 on Class Actions Brought Under California's Unfair Competition Law

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q2, following p3
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the divided opinion of the California Supreme Court in In re Tobacco II Litigation, which construes the limitations imposed by the Proposition 64 on the ability of a plaintiff to bring a deceptive advertising class action under the Unfair Competition Law (UCL) of the state. The plaintiffs in the case accused tobacco companies of violating the UCL by allegedly engaging in deceptive campaigns. The court concluded that the standing requirement of the Proposition 64 was limited to solely to the lead plaintiff.
ACCESSION #
43612851

 

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