Unformatted text preview: the intent of the legislature to construe the statute and finds that Congress intended to reduce federal jurisdiction rather than expand it. Facts: Mr. Farouki borrowed $ from Mr. Saadeh and defaulted on the loans. Mr. Farouki was an alien from Jordan who resided in MD. Saadeh was a Greek citizen. The district ct. rendered a judgement for Saadeh, and Farouki appealed. The ct. of appeals dismissed the case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction....
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- Spring '08