collusive joinder

Definition of "collusive joinder"
  1. The act of introducing a party into a legal dispute with the intent to create a reason for the case to be heard in federal court
How to use "collusive joinder" in a sentence
  1. They were suspected to have used collusive joinder to ensure their case was handled at the federal level.
  2. To avoid state court, they attempted a collusive joinder which was later questioned by the jurisdiction.
  3. Collusive joinder can be seen as a strategic move to steer lawsuits into a preferred court system.

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