Supplemental Jurisdiction

In a recent decision, Sanders v. New World Design Build, Inc. et al, 19-CV-1071, 2020 WL 1957371 (S.D.N.Y. April 23, 2020) – an employment discrimination and retaliation case – the court declined to exercise jurisdiction over defendants’ counterclaims. Defendants’ defamation counterclaim, for example, alleges that Plaintiff defamed them when he spoke with Defendant about his…

Read More Court Declines to Exercise Supplemental Jurisdiction Over Malicious Prosecution and Defamation Counterclaims in Discrimination & Retaliation Case
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In Artis v. District of Columbia, 2018 WL 491524 (U.S. Sup. Ct. Jan. 22, 2018), the U.S. Supreme Court interpreted a federal statute, 28 U.S.C. ยง 1367(d), which provides the timeframe for when state claims must be re-filed in state court after their dismissal from a federal action. In many cases, particularly employment discrimination cases,…

Read More SCOTUS Interprets Statute Relating to Timeframe For Refiling State Law Claims (Including For Employment Discrimination) When Federal Court Dismisses Them
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