1. Which court(s) have jurisdiction over each of these lawsuits- state or federal? Explain your reasoning for each answer. a....
a. Pat wants to sue his next- door neighbor, Dorothy, claiming that Dorothy promised to sell him the house next door.
b. Paula, who lives in New York City, wants to sue Dizzy Movie Theatres, whose principal place of business is Dallas. She claims that while she was in Texas on holiday, she was injured by their negligent maintenance of a stairway. She claims damages of $ 30,000.
c. Phil lives in Tennessee. He wants to sue Dick, who lives in Ohio. Phil claims that Dick agreed to sell him 3,000 acres of farmland in Ohio, worth over $ 2 million.
2. Higher courts are reluctant to review lower courts factual findings. Should this be so? Would appeals be fairer if appellate courts reviewed everything?
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Question Posted: November 03, 2017 03:26:01