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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

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

1Opinion in Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.
2Opinion in Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.