Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Nowell D. Berreth , Atlanta, GA, for Petitioners.
Rex A. Sharp , Prairie Village, KS, for Respondent.
Matthew J. Salzman , Molly E. Walsh , Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Kansas City, MO, David E. Bengtson , Jordan E. Kieffer , Stinson Leonard, Street LLP, Wichita, KS, Nowell D. Berreth , Counsel of Record, Brian D. Boone , Jonathan D. Parente , Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA, for Petitioners.
Rex A. Sharp , Counsel of Record, Barbara C. Frankland , Gunderson Sharp, LLP, Prairie Village, KS, David E. Sharp , Gunderson Sharp, LLP, Houston, TX, John F. Edgar , Edgar Law Firm, LLC, Kansas City, MO, Grady Young , Coffeyville, KS, for Respondent.
GINSBURG, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C.J., and BREYER, ALITO, and SOTOMAYOR, JJ., joined. SCALIA, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which KENNEDY and KAGAN, JJ., joined, and in which THOMAS, J., joined as to all but the final sentence. THOMAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion.
Justice GINSBURG delivered the opinion of the Court.
To remove a case from a state court to a federal court, a defendant must file in the federal forum a notice of removal "containing a short and plain statement of the grounds for removal." 28 U.S.C. § 1446(a). When removal is based on diversity of citizenship, an amount-in-controversy requirement...
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