The Seventh Circuit struck a blow last month for certifying securities fraud cases as class actions — and against the Fifth Circuit's attempt, the panel believed, "to 'tighten the requirements' for class certification" in such cases.

The court held the district court did right by rejecting the defendants' "arguments that if accepted would end the use

A panel of the Tenth Circuit today affirmed an order that denied a motion to vacate an arbitrator's award in favor of Qwest, the telephone company. 

The movant, DMA International, accused the neutral of misdeeds but mainly called him dumb for reading an unclear contract such that he ruled that DMA couldn't get $3.7 million more than the $1.7