3rd Circ. Keeps Jurisdiction Over Virgin Islands AG Dispute

Law360, Los Angeles (March 19, 2014, 7:39 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday ruled that it would retain jurisdiction over decisions made by the highest court in the Virgin Islands before the passage of a federal law expressly moving that jurisdiction elsewhere, finding that it had the authority to rule on a decision in which the court had ruled an assistant attorney general shouldn’t be reinstated in his job.

The three-judge panel ruled that, because the issue was first brought to the court before the passage of a law directing the islands' issues to...
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Case Information

Case Title

United Industrial Service Tran v. Government of the Virgin Islan

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

January 24, 2013

Government Agencies

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