Unformatted text preview: in the manner prescribed by state law or that set forth in Rule 4(e)(2)(B) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Holding : judgment reversed; Rule : Class Notes : Rules Enabling Act, §2072 – the Supreme Court shall have the power to prescribe, by general rules, the forms of process, writs, pleadings, and motions, and the practice and procedure of the district courts of the United States in civil actions. Such rules shall not abridge, enlarge, or modify any substantive right and shall preserve the right of trial by jury. *Purpose of Erie – (1) discourage forum-shopping; (2) avoid inequitable administration of the laws. Hoffheimer Notes :...
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- Fall '08
- Law, states District court, Erie Problem Hanna