When it comes to a ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, less is more.

In interpreting a new provision of the 2005 Class Action Fairness Act, a three-judge panel stated last January that it saw nothing wrong with concluding a statute contained a “typographical error,” and that the word “less” should be read as “more.” The decision affects the filing timeline for when a plaintiff can appeal removal of a class action to federal court.

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