In Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor, a case stemming from the asbestos litigation crisis of the 1970s and 1980s, the United States Supreme Court addressed the certification criteria for settlement-only class actions under rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("Rule 23").
"Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor: The Supreme Court Defines the Standard for Settlement Class Action Certification,"
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