What happens when prior to a federal judge certifying a proposed class of plaintiffs, the U.S. congress and the president repeal the relevant portion of the statute that is the basis for the plaintiff's claim? This is what happened when U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison for the Southern District of Texas in Houston denied certification in Lisa Mabary v. Hometown Bank.
New Legislation Reason for Denial of Class Certification
April 1, 2013
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