9th Circ.'s Rare Gift Of Time To Remove Case

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 11:55 AM ET) -- Running on a clock is nothing unusual for litigators. We live in a world of deadlines. Fortunately, many deadlines are open to extensions by agreement of the parties or by application to the court. But other deadlines are immutable.

For those who confront the seemingly never-ending battle with plaintiffs’ counsel over whether state court or federal court is the appropriate forum in which to adjudicate their disputes, there is no such luxury. One’s eye is always on the removal clock. Under the federal removal statute, a...
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