Applicability of 'Twombly' and 'Iqbal' to Affirmative Defenses

, New York Law Journal


In her Western District Roundup, Sharon M. Porcellio, a partner at Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy, writes that the Western District recently addressed the debate over whether the U.S. Supreme Court's heightened pleading standards apply to affirmative defenses while also opining on how the Second Circuit decision in 'Shechter v. Comptroller of the City of New York' impacts the standard for pleading affirmative defenses.

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