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Caterpillar Inc. v. Lewis

Docket No.: 95-1263
Argued: November 12, 1996
Decided: December 10, 1996

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1332, Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Article I, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

PartyNames: CATERPILLAR INC., Petitioner, v. James David LEWIS.
Petitioner: Caterpillar Inc.
Respondent: Lewis

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Caterpillar Inc.
v.
Lewis
519 U.S. 61 (1996)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 467136 L.Ed.2d 437 (519 U.S. 6
Question:

Is the absence of complete diversity at the time of removal from state to federal court fatal to federal adjudication even when there is complete diversity at the time of judgment?

Caterpillar Inc. v. Lewis
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 12, 1996

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Caterpillar Inc., 0 vote(s) against
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