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Civil Procedure Keyed to Hazard
Gasperini v. Center for Humanities, Inc.
Citation:518 U.S. 415, 116 S.Ct. 2211, 135 L.Ed.2d 659 (1996)
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Photographer William Gasperini (Petitioner) sued The Center for Humanities, Inc. (Respondent) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, under diversity jurisdiction, after Respondent lost 300 of his original transparencies. Under New York state law, he sought compensatory damages for breach of contract, conversion, and negligence.
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