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Unformatted text preview: law of the workers comp. that it should be decided by a jury or a judge, is merely a tradition on how things are done there, and so the federal courts do not need to apply those laws, if they have their own statutes. Also courts do not think that the factors that the outcome will change due to judge or jury pick, is so strong, to require the federal court to follow the states rule. Holding: Federal Courts only have to follows state courts procedural laws if they are substantial to the state rights and obligations. If they are only made out of procedural aspects, then it most likely does not need to be followed. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Fall '11