In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 14, 2014 that the state parens patriae action in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. Au Optronics Corp. was not removable under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 as a “mass action,” because the state is the only named plaintiff: 571 U. S. ___ (2014). You can read our previous posts on AU Optronics here and here. Posted by Tony Lathrop, January 17, 2014.
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