complete diversity

Definition of "complete diversity"
  1. A situation in a lawsuit where all the plaintiffs have different citizenship statuses compared to all the defendants
How to use "complete diversity" in a sentence
  1. In the case, there was complete diversity as every plaintiff resided in a different state from the defendants.
  2. To move to federal court, the case required there to be complete diversity, and indeed all plaintiffs had differing citizenship from the defendants.
  3. Complete diversity is a condition of a lawsuit, where all plaintiffs and all defendants have distinct citizenship.

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