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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
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