Denial Of Class Certification Upheld By 3rd Circuit In Widener Law Students’ Suit

(August 17, 2016, 1:12 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 16 upheld a trial court’s denial of class certification in a lawsuit filed by law school graduates who claim that their alma mater induced students to enroll or stay enrolled by misreporting job placement and salary statistics of alumni, despite finding that the court below “labored under a few misconceptions about the plaintiffs’ theory of the case” (John Harnish, et al. v. Widener University School of Law, No. 15-3888, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App....
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