diversity of citizenship

Definition of "diversity of citizenship"
  1. A reason to move a lawsuit to federal court when opposing parties are citizens of different states or when one party is a foreign citizen, provided the disputed amount surpasses a specific legal amount
How to use "diversity of citizenship" in a sentence
  1. Their diversity of citizenship allowed the case to be taken up in the federal court.
  2. The company took advantage of diversity of citizenship and moved the lawsuit to federal court.
  3. Because of the diversity of citizenship, the case qualified for federal jurisdiction.

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