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497b64454c3647129195d788ad5526ea6a1a35d7.doc - 1 - Civil Procedure Review I.  Jurisdiction II.  Erie III.  Joinder IV.   Res Judicata 1. Subject Matter  Jurisdiction 2. Personal Jurisdiction 5. Venue 3. Due Process 4. Service of Process  (Notice) 6. Removal 7. Waiver 1. Joinder of Claims Permissive Joinder of Parties Compulsory Joinder of Parties 2. Counterclaim Crossclaim 3 rd  Party Claims 3. Intervention Interpleader   (Not on Final) Class Action 1.  Res Judicata (Claim Preclusion) 2.   Collateral Estoppel (Issue Preclusion) 3.   Parties Who is subject to  claim or issue 
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497b64454c3647129195d788ad5526ea6a1a35d7.doc - 2 - I.  Jurisdiction Checklist Is There Subject Matter Jurisdiction? 1 Federal Question  18 U.S.C. §1331 2 Diversity 18 U.S.C. §1332 3 Alienage 18 U.S.C. §1333 4 Admiralty 18 U.S.C. §1333 5 Disputes Between States,  Counsels, and  United States Constitution, Article III:  Federal Courts Are Courts of  Limited Jurisdiction : Federal Question Basics:  28 U.S.C. §1331 Does the claim  arise under   the constitution , treaties , or laws  of the U.S.? Is the complaint well plead?  E.g., does NOT plead possible defenses as basis for FQ? Remember, NO $ Amount limit:  Can have SMJ over a $1 dispute. Federal Jurisdiction may be  exclusive  to federal court (e.g., patent or copyright claims); or Federal Jurisdiction may be  concurrent  with state court jurisdiction (e.g., civil rights or federal employment liability act (FELA)  Federal Question Flow Chart There is FQJ There is  NO FQJ. Does the  ’s well pleaded complaint allege a state law cause of action in which federal  π law is an essential element? Does the federal law that is an element authorize a private right of action? Yes No Does the  ’s well pleaded complaint allege an express or implied federal cause of action? π Yes No Yes Don’t rely too much on this.  I derived this rule from  Smith v. Kansas City  Title  and  Merrell Dow v. Thompson .  Aronovsky says the COA are still  split and the SC has not ruled.   So, in some circuits this would work but 
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497b64454c3647129195d788ad5526ea6a1a35d7.doc - 3 - D IVERSITY   OF  C ITIZENSHIP  B ASICS 1) C OMPLETENESS :  Diversity must be  complete .  There cannot be anyone on  the left of the “v” and the right.  All  ’s must be different from all  π ’s. 2) D ATE :  Diversity is calculated as of the date  the action was instituted . 3) C ITIZENSHIP  ( Domicile ) a) P ERSONS :  Where you were born and continues through your life unless: i) You physically change your state; and ii) You have the intention of remaining in the new state for the indefinite future.
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