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JINKS v. RICHLAND COUNTY, 02-258

28 U.S.C. section 1367(d), requiring that a state statute of limitations be tolled for the period during which a cause of action had previously been pending in federal court, does not exceed Congress's enumerated powers and is constitutional as applied to claims brought against a state's political subdivisions.

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  • Decided 04/22/2003
  • Published 04/22/2003

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  • United States Supreme Court

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