Tag: Linda Mullenix

Professor Linda Mullenix reviews class action fairness case before Supreme Court

Professor Linda Mullenix has written a commentary on Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles—argued before the Supreme Court on January 7, 2013—in Preview of Supreme Court Cases. The case concerns the removal of a state class action into federal court and addresses the issue of whether state court plaintiffs may stipulate to damages below the federal jurisdictional threshold to evade removal under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).

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Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes Mims v. Arrow Financial Services

Linda Mullenix, holder of the Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the Law School, has written an analysis of Mims v. Arrow Financial Services in the recent edition of the American Bar Association’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. The case is expected to be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2011. Mullenix’s preview is available on the Law School’s website as a PDF.

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Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy Linda Mullenix to participate in panels on legacy of 9/11 for mass torts and the jurisprudence of Judge Jack Weinstein

Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy, will participate in a roundtable discussion at New York City’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on September 12, 2011, on “The Lessons of 9/11 for Mass Torts.” The discussion will focus on the U.S. Congress-created September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 and how it has helped shape our response to mass disaster and whether it provides a useful template for the future.

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Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes Fund Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

Linda Mullenix, the Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the Law School, has written an article in ABA Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases previewing Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co. The case will be argued before the United States Supreme Court on April 25, 2011.

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