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Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor

Docket No.: 96-270
Argued: February 18, 1997
Decided: June 25, 1997

Topics:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including Appellate Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Judicial Power, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Antitrust, Article I, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, abuse of discretion, antitrust

PartyNames: AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. George WINDSOR et al.
Petitioner: Amchem Products, Inc.
Respondent: Windsor

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Citation: 83 F.3d 610
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Amchem Products, Inc.
v.
Windsor
521 U.S. 591 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 2231138 L.Ed.2d 689 (521 U.S.
Question:

May settlement play a role, under FRCP 23, in determining the propriety of class certification?

Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 18, 1997

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Windsor, 2 vote(s) against
Recused: JUSTICE O'CONNO

Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
Case Documents

1Opinion in Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
2Opinion in Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
Additional documents for this case are pending review.