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Breaking news: House passes CAFA



No surprise: the Class Action Fairness Act passes 279-149. The AP incorrectly says the bill "would ban state courts from hearing large multistate class action lawsuits", but I suppose "ban state courts from hearing" is sexier than "create federal removal jurisdiction for".

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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