CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 2011
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(Supreme Court; Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court ruling in favor of Walmart in the sex discrimination class action case brought by female workers examined; details given about the plaintiffs' case. [Plaintiff Betty DUKES- says we cannot battle large corporations, but the war is not over.] The majority opinion from Justice Antonin Scalia and the dissent from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about discrimination quoted. [Walmart lawyer Ted BOUTROS- defends the company.] How this is a major decision about class action lawsuits taking on corporate America discussed.
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