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Case Background – City of Los Angeles v. County of Kern

Case Background – City of Los Angeles v. County of Kern

Post Opinion Analysis — Written by Scott Dodson May 6-7, 2014 – Oral arguments held July 7, 2014 – Supreme Court released its opinion City of Los Angeles v. County of Kern – S210150 Issue Does 28 U.S.C. section 1367(d) require a party to refile its state law claims within 30 days of their dismissal from a federal action in which they had been presented, or does it instead suspend the running of the limitations period during the pendency of the claims in federal court and for 30 days after their dismissal? Procedural History Opinion Below: 214 Cal.App.4th 394; Tulare County Superior Court;...