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Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.

Docket No.: 98-470
Argued: March 22, 1999
Decided: May 17, 1999

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1331, Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Article I, Due Process, Federalism, separation of powers

Petitioner: Ruhrgas AG
Respondent: Marathon Oil Co.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 145 F.3d 211
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 574 (1999)
Question:

Is a federal district court barred from dismissing a removed case for lack of personal jurisdiction without first deciding its subject-matter jurisdiction?

Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 22, 1999

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

Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.
2Opinion in Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.