Diversity of Citizenship Jurisdiction
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - 512 páginas
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Página 285 - That the Circuit Courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several states, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or value of two thousand dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
Página 101 - SEC. 303. (a) Any person who violates any of the provisions of section 301 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall on convic-tion thereof be subject to imprisonment for not more than one year, or a fine of not more than $1,000, or both...
Página 464 - A reference to a master shall be the exception and not the rule. In actions to be tried by a jury, a reference shall be made only when the issues are complicated; in actions to be tried without a jury, save in matters of account and of difficult computation of damages, a reference shall be made only upon a showing that some exceptional condition requires It.
Página 284 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs "(a) The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $10,000, exclusive of interest and costs, and is between — " ( 1 ) citizens of different States ; "(2) citizens of a State, and foreign states or citizens or subjects thereof ; and "(3) citizens of different States and in which foreign states or citizens or subjects thereof are additional parties.
Página 283 - Jurisdiction is given to the courts of the union in two classes of cases. In the first, their jurisdiction depends on the character of the cause, whoever may be the parties. This class comprehends " all cases in law and equity arising under this constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority.
Página 223 - ... Any civil action of which the district courts have original jurisdiction founded on a claim or right arising under the Constitution, treaties or laws of the United States shall be removable without regard to the citizenship or residence of the parties. Any other such action shall be removable only if none of the parties in interest properly joined and served as defendants is a citizen of the State in which such action is brought.
Página 219 - Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States, to which the various advisory committees report.
Página 10 - States. (b) Except when express provision therefor is otherwise made in a statute of the United States, where the plaintiff is finally adjudged to be entitled to recover less than the sum or value of $10,000, computed without regard to any setoff or counterclaim to which the defendant may be adjudged to be entitled, and exclusive of interests and costs, the district court may deny costs to the plaintiff and, in addition, may impose costs on the plaintiff.