Diversity Jurisdiction in Federal Courts
Learn about what constitutes diversity jurisdiction and what law applies to adjudicate federal court disputes predicated on diversity jurisdiction.
As we discussed in another lesson, a federal court may hear a dispute by exercising the court’s federal-question jurisdiction. But that’s not the only way for a federal court to hear a dispute. There’s also diversity jurisdiction. Like federal-question jurisdiction, diversity jurisdiction is authorized by both the Constitution and federal law.
II. Article III
The Constitution’s Article III...