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Miami-Dade Wants Suit Over $1.2B Marlins Sale In State Court

Law360, Miami (July 10, 2018, 9:59 PM EDT) -- Miami-Dade County and the city of Miami urged a Florida federal court on Tuesday to move their suit against the Miami Marlins over the team’s $1.2 billion sale back to state court, arguing that the team can’t bring the dispute and the parties’ arbitration agreement under federal jurisdiction just because one of the members of the buyer’s group is a foreign citizen.

County attorney Jorge Martinez-Esteve told U.S. District Judge Darrin Gayles that he should look to the citizenship of the parties that originally signed the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Miami-Dade County et al v. Miami Marlins L.P. et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Darrin P. Gayles

Date Filed

March 9, 2018

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