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Peacock v. Thomas

Docket No.: 94-1453
Argued: November 6, 1995
Decided: February 19, 1996

Topics:

Employee Retirement Income Security, Judicial Power, 28 U.S.C. 1367, 9 U.S.C. 1, Civil Procedure, ERISA, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, equitable relief, patent

PartyNames: D. Grant PEACOCK, Petitioner, v. Jack L. THOMAS.
Petitioner: Peacock
Respondent: Thomas

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 39 F.3d 493
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Peacock
v.
Thomas
516 U.S. 349 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 862133 L.Ed.2d 817 (516 U.S. 3
Question:

Do federal courts possess ancillary jurisdiction over new actions in which a federal judgment creditor seeks to impose liability for a money judgment on a person not otherwise liable for the judgment?

Peacock v. Thomas
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 06, 1995

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Peacock, 1 vote(s) against

Peacock v. Thomas
Case Documents

1Opinion in Peacock v. Thomas
2Opinion in Peacock v. Thomas
Additional documents for this case are pending review.