• Supreme Court Allows Appeal of Cases in Mult-District Proceedings
  • February 17, 2015 | Author: Fred Taylor Isquith
  • Law Firm: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP - New York Office
  • Last week, January 21, 2015, a unanimous United States Supreme Court gave us some clarity to questions of practicality that only lawyers and law professors may actually have been thinking about: What is the status of a lawsuit that is transferred by the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation ("JPML") when it transfers a case from one district to another district court for coordinated or consolidated pre-trial proceedings as authorized by 28 U.S.§1407.