And Now A Word From The Panel: A Flood Of MDLs

By Alan Rothman (July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EDT) -- Welcome to the latest installment of And Now a Word From the Panel, a column which "rides the circuit" with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation as it meets on a bimonthly basis at venues around the country. 

As the panel heads to a new summer venue of Santa Fe, New Mexico, for its July 26 hearing session, the panel again faces a robust docket of 13 new MDL petitions for its consideration. This continues what is looking like a 2018 trend of new motions flooding the panel's docket. In that spirit, this month's column examines a motion to vacate a...

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