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Durant, Nichols, Houston, Hodgson, & Corteste-Costa, P.C. v. Dupont, 07-4514

In a dispute involving an arbitration award, appeal of district court judgment confirming arbitration award in favor of plaintiff is dismissed and the case remanded for determination of whether the district court had subject matter jurisdiction over the action, where additional submissions from the parties revealed that the existence of federal jurisdiction cannot be determined without the resolution of factual issues regarding the citizenship of the parties.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/06/2009
  • Published 05/06/2009

Judges

  • KEARSE, Circuit Judge:, Before:  JACOBS, Chief Judge, KEARSE and HALL, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Second Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Loraine M. Cortese-Costa, Bridgeport, CT (Michel Bayonne, Durant, Nichols, Houston, Hodgson & Cortese-Costa, Bridgeport, CT, on the brief), for Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant., William H. Clendenen, Jr., New Haven, CT (Nancy L. Walker, Clendenen & Shea, New Haven, CT, Barbara J. Radlauer, Ralph P. Dupont pro se, The Dupont Law Firm, Stamford, CT, on the brief), for Defendant-Appellant-Cross-Appellee.