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What does JPMDL stand for?

JPMDL stands for Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

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Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation was created by Congress in 1968 to determine whether civil actions pending in different federal districts involve one or more common questions of fact such that the actions should be transferred to one federal district for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings.
On the afternoon before Kessler's deadline, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, of which I'd never heard but which had been setup in the 1960s to help federal courtrooms run more smoothly, transferred six Missouri River cases--among them the litigation in front of Kessler--to the Minnesota courtroom of a US.
These transfers are made by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, a group of seven appointed federal circuit and district court judges, if it finds that "the convenience of the parties and the witnesses will promote the just and efficient conduct of such actions.
Text also includes the Rules of Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, Rules Governing Habeas Corpus Cases and Motions Attacking Sentence, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of the U.