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Supreme Court jettisons removability of parens patriae actions under Class Action Fairness Act’s mass action provision

USA - January 15 2014 On January 14, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., unanimously held that a suit filed by a state…

Kymberly Kochis.

Class action litigation: a look at what is ahead in 2014

USA - January 14 2014 The United States Supreme Court issued two opinions in 2013 recognizing that class-wide arbitration will ordinarily be governed by the language of…

Michael A. Hamilton, G. Franklin McKnight IV, Kymberly Kochis, Claudia D. McCarron, Michael R. Nelson.

Class action quarterly, volume 2, issue 1

USA - January 8 2014 There has been no shortage of attention given to the Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart and Comcast opinions, which address Federal RuleOf Civil Procedure…

Francis X. Nolan IV, Kymberly Kochis, Michael R. Nelson, Mark H. Rosenberg.

Class action quarterly, volume 1, issue 5

USA - December 18 2013 There has been no shortage of attention given to the Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart and Comcast opinions, which address Federal RuleOf Civil Procedure 23’s…

Francis X. Nolan IV, Kymberly Kochis, Michael R. Nelson, Mark H. Rosenberg.

Seventh Circuit holds declaratory judgment coverage action removable under the Class Action Fairness Act

USA - October 22 2013 In a decision confirming the broad jurisdictional reach of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA), the Seventh Circuit held that a…

Francis X. Nolan IV, Kymberly Kochis.