China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, ___ U.S. ___ (2018).  In American Pipe & Const. Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974), the Supreme Court of the United States announced a rule that the timely filing of a class action tolls the statute of limitations for all of those who are encompassed within the class definition of the filed case.  If class certification is later denied, the statute begins to run again at that point, and additional cases can then be brought.  American Pi

Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, ___ U.S. ___ (2018).  This blog has covered the history of the State of New Jersey’s efforts to overcome the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), which forbids (with some exceptions not applicable here) a State from authorizing betting on professional sports.  For example, the en banc oral argument in the Third Circuit was discussed

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, 138 S.Ct. 13 (2017).  In Bowles v. Russell, 551 U.S. 205 (2007), the Supreme Court of the United States explained that an appeal filing deadline mandated by statute is jurisdictional, meaning that a late filing requires dismissal of the appeal.  But a time limit contained in a rule of a court is not jurisdictional, and can be forfeited (most of us would say “waived,” but the Court explaine