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Can plaintiff in civil statecase remove to federal jurisdiction?

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December 16, 2009 8:36PM

No. Only the Defendant has the right to remove. If the P wants to file the case in a federal court, they could have to get the case dismissed and re-file the case in the federal court. Plaintiff gets choice of forum, so if he wanted federal court, he should've filed it there initially.