Subject Matter Jurisdiction:if yes go to JOPOT; otherwise no federal jurisdiction
Diversity 1332, 1335
1332 diversityrequires that all plaintiffs must have different citizenship than all defendants and an excess of $75,000 amount for federal SMJ.
ÿ equity cases
ÿ less than
ÿ “Legal certainty” of impossibility to recover the amount or have reasonable faith to dismiss
-Corporation test: bulk of assets, headq
ust contain a federal question. The well-pleaded complaint rule states that the federal question must be primary/pivotal in the plaintiff’s c/a. The federal law must be the source of the action or a st. claim must need the interpretation of a federal law. Here, _____