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Attorneys Generals Served Home Cooking by U.S. Supreme Court

In Mississippi v. AU Optronics Corp. , the Supreme Court held that a parens patriae action (one brought by the state on behalf of its injured citizens) does not constitute a ‘mass action’ and cannot be removed to federal court. As a result of the ruling, Mississippi (not a class) may sue...

Dart Cherokee: SCOTUS to Hear Case on CAFA Pleading Requirements

The Supreme Court will now decide whether a 2006 Seventh Circuit decision on Class Action Fairness Act pleading requirements was correct. The Court has granted certiorari, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in a case that will resolve whether defendants filing removal notices under...