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Obtaining Depositions of Absent Class Members

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Depositions of absent class members can be a critical tool for defending class actions on the merits, challenging class certification, or moving for decertification. However, defendants may face significant legal challenges in obtaining such discovery. This presentation will explain the legal framework for obtaining absent class member depositions, factors courts consider in deciding whether and how many class member depositions to permit, and suggestions for obtaining class member depositions.

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  • California
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

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  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Litigation
  • Criminal Practice & Procedure
  • Federal Courts
  • In-House Counsel
  • Jury Selection Skills
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation & Litigation Skills
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Negotiation Skills