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THE DREAMERSARE WRONG: NATIONWIDE CLASSACTIONSARE STILL DEAD John H. Beisner Jessica D. Miller1 O’Melveny & Myers LLP Washington, DC Prior to the 2005 passage of the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”), class action attorneys exploited loopholes in federal court jurisdiction to keep their cases in selected state courts. These courts were favored because of their willingness to rubber-stamp proposals to certify sprawling, nationwide classes. To justify the certification of such classes, many of...

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