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CLASS ACTIONS

A state law barring class actions to recover “penalties” does not preclude federal diversity jurisdiction. See “Justices rule in class action dispute.” U.S. Supreme Court. Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates v. Allstate Insurance, Inc., No. 08-1008. March 31, 2010. Lawyers USA ...

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CIVIL PROCEDURE

Do the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure allow a plaintiff to amend a complaint to add a party and have the amendment relate back to the date of the original pleading? See “Justices to rule in ‘relation back’ case“

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