U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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Divided Fifth Circuit panel holds that district court lacked federal-officer removal jurisdiction over litigation about companies’ actions, pursuant to federal contracts, to produce crude oil during World War II

May 29, 2024


U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Fifth Circuit to hold that district court had federal officer removal jurisdiction over litigation about defendant’s oil production pursuant to federal contracts during World War II

September 12, 2023

Click here to view the coalition amicus brief.

Andrew Kim and William M. Jay of Goodwin Procter LLP and the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the Chamber.

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