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BREAKING NEWS ~ Senate approves bill to limit class action suits

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the US Senate has approved the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 [bill summary], which will limit class action lawsuits.

3:54 PM ET - The Senate passed the bill, which will require multistate class action lawsuits to be brought in federal court, by a 72-26 vote. The House is expected to consider the legislation next week. AP now has more.

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