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FORUM STOPPING: How the presence of a U.S. citizen domiciled abroad defeats diversity jurisdiction

According to the most recent records published by the Administrate Office of the United States Courts, nearly 60% of new civil cases brought in the federal courts were based on diversity jurisdiction. If you remove cases in which the U.S. is a party, that number jumps to more than 67%. Thus, more than two-thirds of recent ...

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