BAR/BRI Hit With N.Y. Class Action, Alleging Fraud

Law360, New York (July 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Thomson Corp. and West Publishing Co. have removed to federal district court a putative $48 million class action accusing them of fraud and violating state consumer protection laws through their bar test preparatory company BAR/BRI.

Citing diversity of jurisdiction, the defendants, who are based in Canada, removed the case to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York on July 18. Three plaintiffs on behalf of a putative class filed suit on June 18 in New York state court alleging violation of New...
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