4th Circuit Adopts "Whole-Case Approach" In Upholding CAFA Remand


On October 25, 2012, in AU Optronics Corporation and LG Display Co. v. State of South Carolina, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals considered for the first time the issue of whether a state's lawsuit pursuing claims that may benefit some of its citizens is a "mass action" under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 ("CAFA").

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