A consumer class action filed in state court failed to include facts necessary to trigger the time period for removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a remand order.
A manufacturer that supplied turbines to the U.S. Navy may be immune from a former seaman’s asbestos claims, the 7th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a stipulation by a class action plaintiff that damages will be limited to less than the $5 million threshold for federal jurisdiction is enough to defeat a motion to remove the case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act.
Is a stipulation by a class action plaintiff that damages will be limited to less than the $5 million threshold for federal jurisdiction enough to defeat a defense attempt to remove the case under the Class Action Fairness Act?
A third-party defendant in a state foreclosure action cannot seek removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 6th Circuit has ruled in affirming a remand order.
A law firm sued for malpractice in a multiple defendant case satisfied the time requirement for removal from state to federal court by filing notice within 30 days of when the firm itself was first served with the complaint, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has announced a new policy for handling some low-priority immigration cases with the aim of reducing the number of deportations, particularly among students or those who came to the country as children.
May a permanent resident seek discretionary relief from removal based on a conviction where he did not depart and reenter the United States?
Judulang v. Holder, No. 10-694. Certiorari granted April 18, 2011. Ruling below: Unpublished (No. 06-70986, 9th Cir. 2007).
A personal injury defendant did not miss the deadline for removing a case to federal court, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
A father’s possession of crack cocaine is not sufficient evidence to support an order removing his son from custody, the Nebraska Court of Appeals has ruled.