CLUB COMANCHE, INC. v. GOV'T OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS, 01-1717
Federal court does not have subject matter jurisdiction for a quiet title action brought under the Virgin Islands quiet title statute, 28 VIC 372, under either the 1916 Danish treaty transferring the islands to the US or under US statutes conveying public lands to the Virgin Island government.
- Argued 12/03/2001
- Decided 01/14/2002
- Published 01/14/2002
- Before BECKER, Chief Judge, NYGAARD and COWEN, Circuit Judges.
- United States Third Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Iver A. Stridiron, Attorney General, Frederick Handleman, Solicitor General, Richard M. Prendergast (Argued), Assistant Attorney General, St. Croix, V.I., Counsel for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Bethaney J. Pichierri (Argued), Tom Bolt & Associates, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Brian P. Kenney, Kenney & O'Shea, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Appellee.