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Civil Procedure Keyed to Mueller
Guaranty Trust Co. v. York
Citation:326 U.S. 99 (1945)
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Trust Co. (Defendant), as a trustee, cooperated in a plan for the purchase of notes at half face value. York (Plaintiff) sued Defendant for alleged breach of trust because Defendant failed to protect the interests of or properly inform the noteholders, as required of a trustee. Plaintiff brought the lawsuit in a federal court through diversity jurisdiction after the state statute of limitations had passed.
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