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Email Consent is Not Enough: The SDNY Reaffirms a Strict Construction of the Federal Removal Statute in the Context of the “Rule of Unanimity”

Blog: The Westchester Litigator

28 U.S.C. § 1446 authorizes a defendant to remove a case from state to federal court by filing a notice of removal within 30 days of receipt of the initial pleading (assuming removal is otherwise proper under the statute).  In a multi-defendant case, 28 U.S.C. § 1446 (b)(2)(A) imposes the […]