High Court Nixes Appellate Jurisdiction Ruling

Law360, New York (May 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a district court order remanding a case to state court based on a refusal to assume supplemental jurisdiction is not a remand for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, and is therefore subject to appellate review.

In a 9-0 ruling, the high court reversed a decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that had found that the remand at issue was not subject to appellate review because it was actually a remand for lack of subject...
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