9th Circ. Widens Fed. Court Removal Window For Defendants

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday made a far-reaching decision to give defendants an unprecedented level of flexibility to remove a regular suit or class action to federal court whenever they have gathered enough information to do so, as long as they file a timely notice.

In this case of first impression for a federal circuit court, the Ninth Circuit for the first time addresses the question: When can a defendant move a case from state court to federal court based on its own investigation of the...
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