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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
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