Jefferds & Crown Equipment Co. v. Morris

Topic(s): 
Choice of Forum
Docket Number: 
6-487
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Case Description: 

Whether West Virginia's venue statute, W. Va. Code Sec. 56-1-1, requires a West Virginia state court to decline to exercise jurisdiction over a case brought by a non-resident plaintiff against a West Virginia resident.

Allison Zieve of Public Citizen was co-counsel for the respondent at the cert stage, and the Supreme Court denied cert.