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Civil Procedure Keyed to Hazard
Federated Department Stores, Inc. v. Moitie
Citation:452 U.S. 394, 101 S.Ct. 2424, 69 L.ed.2d 103 (1981)
Federated Department Stores, Inc. (Petitioner) was sued by the U.S. for violating antitrust laws. In addition to five other retail purchasers, Moitie (Respondent) filed a private action seeking treble damages against Petitioner in state court and Brown (Respondent) filed a private action seeking treble damages against Petitioner in federal court. Moitie’s case was removed to federal court and the cases were consolidated.
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