Adi_Hadzic_Problem_Solution11_Chapter_34.doc. - Chapter 34-...

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Chapter 34- Problem solution- Problem 11 This case has two main questions. The first one is whether the Arkansas statute is unconstitutional and the second question is should the injunction be issued. The facts of this case is that Burke Construction Company, a Missouri corporation authorized to do business in Arkansas, has brought a suit in Federal court and has removed to a Federal court a State suit brought against it. Burke now seeks to enjoin the Secretary of State from revoking its authority to do business in Arkansas, contending that the Arkansas statute is unconstitutional. As it is mentioned in the text the Arkansas statute provides: ” If any foreign corporation authorized to do business in the State should remove to the Federal court any suit brought against it by an Arkansas citizen or initiate any suit in the Federal court against a local citizen, without the consent of the other party, Arkansas's Secretary of State should revoke all authority of the corporation to do business in the State”. In this case, Burke Construction Company (Burke), was
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course INTERNATIO 123345566 taught by Professor Jondelong during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Canton.

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