National Mutual Insurance Co. v. Tidewater Transfer Co.

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National Mutual Insurance Company v. Tidewater Transfer Company
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Argued November 8, 1948
Decided June 20, 1949
Full case name National Mutual Insurance Company v. Tidewater Transfer Company
Citations 337 U.S. 582 (more)
69 S. Ct. 1173; 93 L. Ed. 1556; 1949 U.S. LEXIS 2924
Holding
28 U.S.C. §1332(d). §1332(d) treating citizens of United States territories as citizens of a state for the purpose of establishing diversity jurisdiction is constitutional.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Fred M. Vinson
Associate Justices
Hugo Black · Stanley F. Reed
Felix Frankfurter · William O. Douglas
Frank Murphy · Robert H. Jackson
Wiley B. Rutledge · Harold H. Burton
Case opinions
Plurality Jackson, joined by Black, Burton
Concurrence Rutledge, joined by Murphy
Dissent Vinson, joined by Douglas
Dissent Frankfurter, joined by Reed

National Mutual Insurance Company v. Tidewater Transfer Company, 337 U.S. 582 (1949), was a United States Supreme Court case that upheld the constitutionality of 28 U.S.C. §1332(d). §1332(d) treats citizens of United States territories as citizens of a state for the purpose of establishing diversity jurisdiction.[1]

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  1. ^ Yeazell, S.C. Civil Procedure, Seventh Edition. Aspen Publishers, New York, NY: 2008, p. 197

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