Venue/Jurisdiction

Harmful Logic or Legal Conclusions Standing Alone Don’t Confer Standing to Appeal

To establish constitutional standing to appeal, an appellant must seek to overturn the order below, the Sixth Circuit BAP says.
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Another Circuit Says: Old Bankruptcies Aren’t Grounds for Removal to Federal Court

This month, two circuits found no ‘related to’ bankruptcy jurisdiction for climate-change lawsuits against energy companies.
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Target of Lawsuit Doesn’t Have Standing to Appeal a Litigation Funding Agreement

The Eleventh Circuit explained how prudential (or ‘person aggrieved’) standing is a higher standard more difficult to meet than constitutional (or ‘Article III’) standing.
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Texaco’s Plan in 1988 Wasn’t Grounds for Removal to Federal Court, Fourth Circuit Says

In a case that may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court at least once more, the Fourth Circuit is subjecting 26 multinational oil companies to the tender mercies of the Maryland state courts.
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