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Henderson v. United States

Docket No.: 95-232
Argued: March 19, 1996
Decided: May 20, 1996

Topics:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including Appellate Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Judicial Power, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Tort Claims, Libel, immunity from suit, sovereign immunity, stare decisis

PartyNames: HENDERSON v. UNITED STATES Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Petitioner: Henderson
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 51 F.3d 574
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Henderson
v.
United States
517 U.S. 654 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1638134 L.Ed.2d 880 (517 U.S.
Question:

Is service of process under the Suits of Admiralty Act a matter of procedure governed by the uniform Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?

Henderson v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 19, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Henderson, 3 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

Henderson v. United States
Case Documents

1Opinion in Henderson v. United States
2Opinion in Henderson v. United States
Additional documents for this case are pending review.