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APPELLATE COURT DECISIONS


Title: Galeno v. Blockbuster, Inc.

Cite:  No. 05-8019-CV, 2006 WL 760129 (2nd Cir. 2006)

Date: March 23, 2006

Court: 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  2nd Circuit hears remand appeal, reverses and remands to district court, and extends deadline for decision.




DISTRICT COURT DECISIONS


Title: In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (“MTBE”) Products Liability Litigation

Cite:  2006 WL 1004725 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 17, 2006)

Date: April 17, 2006

Court: Southern District of New York (2nd Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Commencement

Summary:  Southern District of New York remands, holding that post-CAFA amended complaint which substitutes named plaintiffs relates back.


Title: Galeno v. Blockbuster, Inc.

Cite:  No. 05-8019-CV, 2006 WL 760129 (2nd Cir. 2006)

Date: March 23, 2006

Court: 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  2nd Circuit hears remand appeal, reverses and remands to district court, and extends deadline for decision.


Title: City of New York v. Beretta U.S.A. Corp.

Cite:  401 F.Supp.2d 244 (E.D.N.Y. 2005)

Date: December 2, 2005

Court: Eastern District of New York (2nd Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Other

Summary: In deciding the constitutionality of a gun control act, New York district court refers to CAFA to show that Congress has the power to affect state procedural law.


Title: McAnaney v. Astoria Financial Corp.

Cite:  233 F.R.D. 285 (E.D.N.Y. 2005)

Date: November 1, 2005

Court: Eastern District of New York (2nd Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Commencement

Summary:  New York district court holds that CAFA is not retroactive, and that when amended pleadings relate back to pre-CAFA pleadings, CAFA doesn’t apply.


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