High Court To Resolve CAFA Circuit Split In LCD Case

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 9:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider whether a price-fixing suit Mississippi's attorney general brought against several electronics makers belonged in federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act, in a case that will settle a split among the circuits over how to treat states' damages suits on behalf of consumers.

The justices will review the Fifth Circuit's ruling that the parens patriae case Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood brought on behalf of the state's consumers against Toshiba Corp. and the other liquid crystal display...
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