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Diversity of Citizenship

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Federal district courts can also exercise original jurisdiction over cases involving diversity of citizenship.

The most common type of diversity jurisdiction requires both of the following:

  • The plaintiff and defendant must be residents of different states.
  • The dollar amount in controversy must exceed $75,000.

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