Charles L. Jordan, Plaintiff-appellant, v. County of Los Angeles, Defendant-appellee, 726 F.2d 1366 (9th Cir. 1984)Annotate this Case
Alan Terakawa, Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellee.
Walter Cochran-Bond, A. Thomas Hunt, Los Angeles, Cal., for plaintiff-appellant.
SECOND ORDER AMENDING OPINION
(Opinion, Aug. 18, 1983, 11 Cir. 1983, 713 F.2d 503)
Before TANG, SCHROEDER and NELSON, Circuit Judges.
The Order Amending Opinion filed January 19, 1984,* is withdrawn.
The opinion filed August 18, 1983, is amended as follows:
After the fourth paragraph of the opinion, the following paragraph shall be inserted:
Falcon does not prohibit "across the board" class formation in every instance. See [General Telephone Co. v.] Falcon [457 U.S. 147], 102 S. Ct.  at 2371 n. 15 [72 L. Ed. 2d 740] (Across the board actions aimed at a specific hiring practice are permissible under Rule 23). However, even though it would be permissible to form a class of all black applicants challenging a specified hiring practice, we must conclude after recomputation of the actual number of rejected black applicants, that such a class in the present case would still fail under the numerosity requirement of Rule 23.
The only change made by the order of January 19, 1984, was the addition of a new paragraph after the fourth paragraph of the original opinion; the paragraph so added is revised by the second order of amendment