Description
THE CLASSACTION FAIRNESSACT OF 2005 (CAFA): AN OVERVIEW OF THE LAW Professor William B. Rubenstein Harvard Law School Cambridge, Massachusetts © 2005 William B. Rubenstein. In February 2005, Congress enacted the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). CAFA alters class action practice in state and federal courts throughout the United States. The law: changes the rules for federal diversity jurisdiction and removal, enabling most large class cases to be filed in, or removed to, federal court;...

Advertisement