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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