Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Joel C. Griswold, Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Petitioner.
Richard N. Kessler, Harris, Kessler & Goldstein, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Respondent.
Before EASTERBROOK, WILLIAMS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge.
Ever since Congress enacted the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, Pub.L. 109-2, 119 Stat. 4 (2005), defendants have been trying to remove suits that were pending in state court on February 18, 2005, although the statute applies only to suits "commenced" after that date. We have rejected two of these attempts in published opinions. See Knudsen v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., 411 F.3d 805 (7th Cir...
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