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Record: ALI-ABA Video Law Review: The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005


Title:

ALI-ABA Video Law Review: The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005

Video Call Number: Part Number: Location:
1410 2 Biddle Law Library

Production Company

The American Law Institute

Year: Running Time: Format:
2005 1:16 VHS

Summary:

Discussion of the major provisions of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, with particular emphasis on those expanding district court diversity jurisdiction in interstate class action cases and facilitating removal of such cases from state to federal court. The panel also addresses the provisions of CAFA governing settlement and attorney fees, examines the discovery, choice of law, and class certification issues posed by the Act, and considers the extent to which recently amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 addresses the fairness concerns reflected in the Act

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