Hybrid Removal

Author:Samuel P. Jordan
Position:Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

In the wake of the Supreme Court's recent activity in the domain of personal jurisdiction, defendants have greater leverage to challenge the forum choices made by plaintiffs when initiating litigation. This Article uncovers an unexpected way that defendants are deploying that leverage: by filing hybrid removals in federal court. Hybrid removals are filed in cases that lack facial diversity of... (see full summary)

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