As readers of this blog know, we’ve been strangely fascinated by the spat over whether in-state defendants (whose presence in a lawsuit would ordinarily prevent removal) can remove actions to federal court before those defendants are served with the complaint.

For examples of our fascination, see here, here, here, and here.

We’ve taken it one step further. One of you humble scribes (Herrmann) teamed up with one of his partners (Paula Wilson) and published a short article on that subject in this morning’s Product Liability 360. Here’s a link, although it may require a subscription to open it.