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State of Louisiana, as Absent Class Member, Escapes CAFA Settlement Trap

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Pennsylvania district court decision holding the Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution prevented a private party from enjoining the state of Louisiana from bringing claims identical to those previously thought released … Continue reading

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Birmingham, Ala. Escapes Bankruptcy

Officials in Jefferson County, Alabama have approved the framework for the settlement of $3.1 billion in debt settlement rather than file for a record bankruptcy. More after the jump. Read more detail on Recent Bankruptcy Posts –

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Engineer escapes jail, pays fine for assaulting woman (IPP Media)

At last the existence and invocation of an alternative fine payment sentence provision in the penal law has served engineer Walter Kiriho from being jailed in Dar es Salaam for slapping a woman, contrary to the penal law. Read more … Continue reading

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Ship escapes seizure at Mogadishu port as pirate attacks increase (AFP via Yahoo! News)

A cargo ship escaped seizure at Somalias war-ravaged capital Mogadishu amid a fresh surge of piracy along the countrys unpatrolled coast, a maritime official said Wednesday. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Admiralty-Maritime Law

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