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Civil Procedure Keyed to Mueller
Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd.
Citation:551 U.S. 308 (2007)
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Shareholders (Respondents) of Tellabs sued the company (Petitioner) and its president, Notebaert (Petitioner), for securities fraud. Respondents alleged that Notebaert had purposefully deceived the public regarding the value of the corporation. Petitioners filed a motion to dismiss for failure to meet the requirements of § 21D(b)(2).
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