The First Circuit held yesterday that a statute that confers a procedural right to bring a class action under a separate antitrust statute doesn’t trump the absence of a substantive cause of action under the antitrust statute. Diaz-Ramos v. Hyndai Motor Co., No. 06-2026 (1st Cir. Aug. 30, 2007) (applying Puerto Rican law).
Blawgletter would say "duh" except that . . . okay, we’ll say it anyway. Duh.