On appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit found that the district court had certified a class of essentially everyone who had ever been in the involved facilities, as well as anyone who ever would be, with respect to any treatment offered at those facilities. The appellate court found this class was too broad to permit under Fed.R.Civ.P. 23, and that jurisdictional problems existed. See: Elizabeth M v. Montenez, 458 F.3d 779 (8th Cir. 2006).
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Elizabeth M v. Montenez
|Cite||458 F.3d 779 (8th Cir. 2006)|
|Level||Court of Appeals|