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Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.

Docket No.: 97-1909
Argued: March 1, 1999
Decided: April 5, 1999

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1446, Judicial Power, Civil Procedure

Petitioner: Murphy Brothers, Inc.
Respondent: Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 69 F.3d 1368
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 344 (1999)
Question:

Is the time limit in which a named defendant may remove a state-court action to a federal court, as set forth in 28 U. S. C. ?1446(b), triggered by the mere receipt of a complaint unattended by any formal service?

Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 01, 1999

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Murphy Brothers, Inc., 3 vote(s) against
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