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Federal Jurisdiction


The ability and right of the federal courts to hear certain legal claims. A federal court must have both subject-matter jurisdiction over the claim, for example because the claim involves a matter of federal law or the parties have diversity of citizenship, and personal jurisdiction over the parties.

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