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"Class Action Changes Bring Quick Impact"



Reports Marcia Coyle in the National Law Journal: "The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 has had a swift and significant impact on the nature of class actions filed in, or removed to, federal court -- including a sharp increase in contract and tort class actions, according to a recent report by the Federal Judicial Center." The report is here in PDF format, and the Federal Judicial Center's site is here.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.