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Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
Executive Software North America, Inc. v. United States District Court for the Central District of California
Citation:24 F.3d 1545 (9th Cir. 1994)
Petitioners were sued by Donna Page (referred to in the opinion as the plaintiff-real-party-in-interest) for employment discrimination. Page alleged two federal cause of action and three state law causes of action. Petitioners removed the action to federal court. The district court, sua sponte, issued an order to show cause whey the state law claims should not be remanded to the state court. Without providing reasons, the district court remanded the state law claims. Petitioners sought a writ of mandamus to compel the district court to retain jurisdiction over the state law claims.
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