Putative Class Action Lawsuits May Remain in Federal Court Even After Court Denies Class Certification

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In United Steel et al. v. Shell Oil Co., et al., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that putative class action lawsuits properly removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 ("CAFA") [28 USC 1332(d), 1453 ] may remain in federal court even after the court denies class certification.

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