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Maritime Removals Under § 1441(b)

July 2, 2015

The Eastern District of Missouri has added itself to the wave of federal district courts finding that a 2011 amendment to the removal statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1441(b), does not permit removal of general maritime cases to federal court. Ordinarily, claims brought under general maritime (or admiralty) law can’t be removed to federal court when the […]