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JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Ltd.

Docket No.: 01-651
Certiorari Granted: Jan 4 2002
Argued: April 17, 2002
Decided: June 10, 2002

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1332, Judicial Power, Article I, Civil Procedure, Death Penalty, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Internal Revenue Code, chapter 11, immigration

PartyNames: JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Limited
Petitioner: JPMorgan Chase Bank
Respondent: Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Limited

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 251 F.3d 334
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

JPMorgan Chase Bank
v.
Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Limited
536 U.S. 88 (2002)
Question:

Is a corporation organized under the laws of the British Virgin Islands a "citizen or subject of a foreign state" for the purposes of alienage diversity jurisdiction?

JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Ltd.
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 17, 2002

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for JPMorgan Chase Bank, 0 vote(s) against

JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Ltd.
Case Documents

1Opinion in JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Ltd.
2Opinion in JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) Infrastructure Ltd.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.