Justices Won't Weigh Notice Rule For Removal To Fed. Court

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 3:43 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review a Fourth Circuit ruling that one attorney can speak for all defendants in a multidefendant suit in agreeing to transfer the case from state to federal court, rejecting a petition from temporary public school workers.

The workers filed a petition in November, seeking high court review of the Fourth Circuit's ruling that a written notice of removal need only contain the signature of one defendant’s attorney, who is accountable for truthfully representing the will of all co-defendants....
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