Last night, the House approved the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act by a vote of 220-201. To review our post last month detailing exactly how this bill would affect class action litigation, click here. To review the full statement of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the author of the bill regarding its recent approval, click here. Next, the Act will move to the Senate and be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. We will continue to monitor how this bill progresses. For more information or to discuss the potential implications of this bill in more detail, please contact the authors listed above or the Jackson Lewis attorney with whom you regularly work.