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‘Twiqbal’ doesn’t apply to affirmative defenses (access required)

A pair of federal judges in South Carolina has joined a growing national trend in finding that recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions requiring heightened pleading requirements from plaintiffs are not applicable to affirmative defenses raised by defendants. For nearly a decade now, the federal judiciary has been sorting out the ramifications of a pair of blockbuster ...

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