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January 7, 2013

CAFA Before the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today will hear will hear oral arguments on “the lawsuit industry’s attempt to end-run Congressional limits on abusive class actions,” says aWall Street Journal editorial.  The court will decide whether plaintiffs can bypass the Class Action Fairness Act if they cap their damages at $5 million, the threshold for removing cases to federal court.  “Congress has addressed this state-court abuse, and we hope the High Court protects the law that restored some sanity to class actions” concludes the Journal. 

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