Hanna v. Plumer: Case & Analysis

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Which is NOT true regarding diversity jurisdiction?

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1. Which issue that was decided in Swift v. Tyson was overturned by Erie Railroad v. Tompkins?

2. The idea that where there is a controversy between which law should apply, federal or state, the law that would create the least different result is called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your knowledge of the Hanna v. Plumer case with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. You should know the reasons for the Supreme Court's decision in this case, among other details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses what you know about the following:

  • Facts about diversity jurisdiction
  • An issue in Swift v. Tyson that was overturned by Erie Railroad v. Tompkins
  • Choosing the law that would create the least different result when there's a controversy
  • Looking at the law in different jurisdictions and choosing the one that best fits the case
  • Reasons for the Supreme Court's decision in Hanna v. Plumer

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about diversity jurisdiction and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the Supreme Court's decision in Hanna v. Plumer
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Hanna v. Plumer

Additional Learning

Learn more about this case with the lesson titled Hanna v. Plumer: Case & Analysis. Here are examples of what's in this lesson:

  • Facts surrounding the Hanna v. Plumer case
  • What substantive law governs
  • The Enabling Act
  • What 'procedural law' means
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