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Semtek v. Lockheed Martin

Docket No.: 99-1551
Argued: December 5, 2000
Decided: February 27, 2001


Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including Appellate Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Judicial Power, Article I, Civil Procedure, Defamation, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, First Amendment, Full Faith and Credit, Full Faith and Credit Clause, copyright, murder, privacy, res judicata, willful violation

Petitioner: Semtek
Respondent: Lockheed Martin

Supreme Court Docket

531 U.S. 497 (2001)

Is the claim-preclusive effect of a federal judgment dismissing a diversity action on statute-of-limitations grounds determined by the law of the state in which the federal court sits?

Semtek v. Lockheed Martin

December 05, 2000

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