In Murphy Bros. v. Michetti Pipe Stringing, Inc., the United States Supreme Court resolved the conflict over what event triggers the removal period under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(b), proper service or receipt of a copy of the complaint. The Court held proper service begins the removal period.
Moore, Jennifer N.
"Resolving the Conflict Between Receipt and Proper Service: Murphy Bros. v. Michetti Pipe Stringing, Inc.,"
Mercer Law Review: Vol. 51
, Article 13.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.mercer.edu/jour_mlr/vol51/iss2/13