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Quackenbush v. Allstate Insurance

Docket No.: 95-244
Argued: February 20, 1996
Decided: June 3, 1996

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1291, Judicial Power, Civil Procedure, Comity, Arbitration, Civil Rights Act, Due Process, equitable relief, preemption, res judicata

PartyNames: QUACKENBUSH, CALIFORNIA INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, et al. v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE CO. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Petitioner: Quackenbush
Respondent: Allstate Insurance

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 47 F.3d 350
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Quackenbush
v.
Allstate Insurance
517 U.S. 706 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1712135 L.Ed.2d 1 (517 U.S. 70
Question:

Is an abstention-based remand order appealable as a final order? Can the abstention doctrine recognized in Burford v. Sun Oil Co. be applied in a suit for damages?

Quackenbush v. Allstate Insurance
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 20, 1996

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Allstate Insurance, 0 vote(s) against
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