Friday, March 24, 2017

For Monday--Section A

Friday audio. Prelim Exam due at beginning of class Monday. Essay VI will be posted shortly.

We continue with Supplemental Jurisdiction and the fundamental problem case of a mix of federal and state claims between non-diverse parties (as in Godin). Think about the bases for jurisdiction over all the different claims in VOA and Godin. Is § 1367 satisfied in Godin? In VOA? What is the connection between the standard for joinder under the rules and the standard for jurisdiction in § 1367? What was going on in Exxon/Ortega? How does § 1367(b) interact with the requirements of § 1332?