CAFA CASES - BY SUBJECT - APPEALS


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The “Appeals” decisions deal with the authority of federal circuit courts to hear appeals of cases brought or removed under CAFA. Frequently at issue are the scope of appellate court authority and deadlines for making appeals.



2ND CIRCUIT


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.




5TH CIRCUIT


Title: Patterson v. Dean Morris, L.L.P.

Cite:  No. 06-30215, 2006 WL 1156388 (5th Cir. May 3, 2006)

Date: May 3, 2006

Court: 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  5th Circuit affirms remand, holds that CAFA doesn’t mandate appellate court review of otherwise non-reviewable, non-CAFA remand orders.


Title: Wallace v. Louisiana Citizens Property Ins. Corp.

Cite:  444 F.3d 697 (5th Cir. 2006)

Date: March 31, 2006

Court: 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  5th Circuit holds that appellate court authority under CAFA to review district court remand decisions extends only to cases brought or removed under CAFA.


Title: Patterson v. Dean Morris, L.L.P.

Cite:  444 F.3d 365 (5th Cir. 2006)

Date: March 22, 2006

Court: 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  5th Circuit holds that CAFA’s deadline for appealing remand orders is triggered by order granting leave to appeal.


Title: Wallace v. Louisiana Citizens Property Ins. Corp.

Cite:  No. Civ.A. 06-0114, 2006 WL 851401 (E.D. La. Mar. 16, 2006)

Date: March 16, 2006

Court: Eastern District of Louisiana (5th Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  In case removed under MMTJA, not CAFA, Louisiana district court denies motion to stay remand order while appeal of that order is pending.




9TH CIRCUIT


Title: Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1309, AFL-CIO v. Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc.

Cite:  No. 05-56567, 2006 WL 1387491 (9th Cir. May 22, 2006)

Date: May 22, 2006

Court: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  9th Circuit denies call for en banc hearing regarding its interpretation of CAFA as imposing a deadline of seven court days for appeals of district court remand decisions.


Title: Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1309, AFL-CIO v. Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc.

Cite:  435 F.3d 1140 (9th Cir. 2006)

Date: January 26, 2006

Court: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Subject: CAFA – Appeals

Summary:  9th Circuit hears plaintiff’s appeal, holds that CAFA imposes a deadline of seven court days for appeals of district court remand decisions.


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