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On April 7, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision clarifying the rules governing the timing of removal of cases to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).

As reported by the National Law Journal, Uber has come under fire for allegedly sending texts inviting people to become drivers. These alleged texts have landed Uber in federal court in the Northern District of California to defend a proposed class action under the TCPA.

At issue in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC v. Owens is the pleading standard for defendants seeking to remove a case to federal court based on the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). In a 5-4 ruling, a divided Court held that class action defendants removing to federal court under CAFA need only to provide a “short and plain” statement of ...

Class Actions on the Energy Front

The U.S. Supreme Court heard an argument last week that could alter the landscape of where class action lawsuits are resolved.
Posner Reiterates “Legal Certainty” Requirement for CAFA Amount in Controversy Remands

Class Certification Denied Under Rules 23(a)(2) and 23(b)(3) Where Individualized Inquiries Were Required for Car Dealers’ Claims

Ninth Circuit finds employee statutory claims cannot be removed under CAFA

Ninth Circuit Court expands period in which defendants can remove a case to federal court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rules the Class Action Fairness Act requires that coupon settlements be based on their ultimate redemption value

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Class Action Fairness Act Case

MERS class action dismissed in New Jersey federal court

U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether a Class Action Fairness Act loophole should be closed

Sixth Circuit Affirms Decision Striking Class Allegations in Challenge to Health Care Discount Program, Calling Class Treatment Inefficient, Unworkable, and Inconsistent with Rule 23

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