ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
China Agritech Inc. v. Resh
(U.S., filed January 29, 2018): Arguing that the lower court improperly allowed stacked class actions and tolling of the applicable statute of limitations. The Court’s decision in American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah (1974), held that the commencement of a class action tolls the statute of limitations for all purported members of the class, but does not extend to a subsequent class action, after the denial of an initial class certification.
On June 11, 2018, the Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.