High Court's CAFA Ruling Paves Way For More AG Suits

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 8:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that defendants can't force state attorney general suits into federal court, a unanimous decision that attorneys say will spark a jump in attorney general suits and may even spur plaintiffs attorneys to bring more cases to state law enforcers in hopes of inking contingency fee deals.

In a rare unanimous opinion dealing with class actions, the justices ruled that a price-fixing case Mississippi's attorney general had brought against several liquid crystal display makers couldn't be removed to federal court under...
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