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Amicus Brief Signed by Prof. Ronald Colombo Cited in Supreme Court Decision

Ronald J. Colombo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

In its securities law decision in Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, the U.S. Supreme Court (per Justice Breyer) cited approvingly an amicus brief signed by Ronald Colombo, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law, and other securities law professors.

In the decision, the Court held that the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 does not preclude state law class action claims.

Read the Court’s decision (PDF).

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