United States Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Corporate Citizenship for Purposes of Federal Diversity Jurisdiction

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On February 23, 2010, the United States Supreme Court resolved a split in the lower courts regarding the appropriate test to determine a corporation’s “principal place of business” for purposes of federal diversity jurisdiction. The Hertz Corp. v. Friend, No. 08-1107 (U.S. 2010).

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