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Louisiana v. Mississippi
United States Supreme Court
488 U.S. 990 (1988)
Private parties were involved in litigation over ownership of land on an island in the Mississippi River. The State of Louisiana (plaintiff) intervened, claiming that the land was located in that state. Louisiana then filed a third-party complaint against Mississippi (defendant) and sought leave to file an original action against Mississippi in the United States Supreme Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning
Dissent (White, J.)
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