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United States v. Beggerly

Docket No.: 97-731
Argued: April 27, 1998
Decided: June 8, 1998

Topics:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including Appellate Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Quiet Title Act, patent, res judicata, sovereign immunity

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Beggerly

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 114 F.3d 484
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 38 (1998)
Question:

Do federal courts lack jurisdiction over action to reopen a settlement quieting land title in the Federal Government either under Rule 60(b) of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as an independent action or under Quiet Title Act?

United States v. Beggerly
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 27, 1998

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

United States v. Beggerly
Case Documents

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