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Adams v. Robertson

Docket No.: 95-1873
Argued: January 14, 1997
Decided: March 3, 1997

Topics:

Writ Improvidently Granted, Judicial Power, Writ Improvidently Granted, ADA, Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Due Process, Fourteenth Amendment

Petitioner: Adams
Respondent: Robertson

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA No. 95-1873. Argued January 14, 1997-Decided March
Supreme Court Docket


520 U.S. 83 (1997)
Question:

Does the Supreme Court of Alabama's approval of the certification and settlement of a class action lawsuit, whose class members were not afforded the right to opt out of the class or the settlement, violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?

Adams v. Robertson
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 14, 1997

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Robertson, 0 vote(s) against

Adams v. Robertson
Case Documents

1Opinion in Adams v. Robertson
Additional documents for this case are pending review.