LCD Price-Fixing Suit Belongs In Miss. Court, Justices Told

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 6:28 PM EST) -- Mississippi's attorney general urged the U.S. Supreme Court last month to overturn a Fifth Circuit ruling that said a price-fixing case he filed against liquid crystal display makers on behalf of his state's residents qualifies as a mass action under the Class Action Fairness Act.

In a petition for writ of certiorari, Attorney General Jim Hood said the decision — which forced his case into federal court, per CAFA's removal rules — exacerbated the Fifth Circuit's split with several sister circuits over the issue of whether...
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