“In a recent decision authored by Judge Easterbrook, the 7th Circuit suggested that plaintiffs looking to prove that their case falls under the ‘home state exception’ to CAFA [the Class Action Fairness Act] can use sampling and extrapolation to prove their allegations.” University of Connecticut School of Law Professor Alexandra Lahav, blogging about a case, discussed elsewhere in this Report, proposing random sampling to determine whether two-thirds of putative class members are citizens of the same state as at least one defendant, in support of a motion to remand a class action to state court.

Mass Tort Litigation Blog, August 22, 2014.