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Venue and Transfer of Venue

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  1. 1 Show/Hide More Venue
    Original Creator: I. Glenn Cohen Current Version: Brett Johnson
    See the note for Bates.
    1. 1.1 Show/Hide More 28 U.S.C. § 1391(a)–(d)
      Read 28 U.S.C. § 1391(a)–(d).
    2. 1.2 Show/Hide More 28 U.S.C. § 1400
      Read 28 U.S.C. § 1400.
    3. 1.3 Show/Hide More Excerpt from George Neff Stevens, Venue Statutes: Diagnosis and Proposed Cure, 49 MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW 307 (1951)
      You can just skim this. It is meant to familiarize you with all the possible venue rules that we could have, including some that are actually the law in state courts.
    4. 1.4 Show/Hide More Bates v. C & S Adjusters, Inc. [NOTE INFORMATION]
      Original Creator: I. Glenn Cohen Current Version: Brett Johnson
      In the following case, the Second Circuit interpreted the meaning of the general venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1391. In addition to this provision, Congress also enacted a number of specialized venue statutes for claims involving specific subject-matter areas. For example, 28 U.S.C. § 1400, which you just read, governs lawsuits for copyright infringement.
  2. 2 Show/Hide More Transfer of Venue
    Original Creator: I. Glenn Cohen Current Version: Brett Johnson
    1. 2.1 Show/Hide More 28 U.S.C. § 1404
      Read 28 U.S.C. § 1404.
    2. 2.2 Show/Hide More 28 U.S.C. § 1406
      Read 28 U.S.C. § 1406.
    3. 2.3 Show/Hide More 28 U.S.C. § 1631 [NOTE DESCRIPTION]
      [Don't worry about this too much; focus on the other statutes.]
    4. 2.4 Show/Hide More Hoffman v. Blaski
      Original Creator: I. Glenn Cohen Current Version: Brett Johnson
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