How Gelboim V BofA Affects Pending MDL Matters

April 13, 2015

On Jan. 21, 2015, in a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America Corp.,[1] clarifying the rules regarding finality and appealability for litigants whose cases have been consolidated for pretrial purposes within a multidistrict litigation under 28 U.S.C. § 1407.

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