Unformatted text preview: The justices used this case to clear up the subject matter jurisdiction for federal courts. Because this claim consist of analyzing whether or not the statute can be subsitutted or there was substantial compliance with a federal statute, and that is of the main issue, raising a federal question, then there is sufficient subject matter jurisdiction for the federal courts. Holding: there was substantial controversy, and focus on the federal law, for the case to be resolved, for it to be considered to have federal subject matter jurisdiction, through federal question. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences: Thomas concurring Questions why they didn’t overrule the precedents adopted in American Well Works Co....
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- Fall '11
- federal law, Subject matter, Subject-matter jurisdiction, Law of the United States, Grable