Search Supreme Court Cases
GUARANTY TRUST CO. V. YORK, 326 U. S. 99 (1945)
U.S. Supreme Court
Guaranty Trust Co. v. York, 326 U.S. 99 (1945)
Guaranty Trust Co. v. York
Argued January 3, 4, 1945
Decided June 18, 1945
326 U.S. 99
In a suit in equity in a federal court to recover upon a State-created right, jurisdiction being based solely upon diversity of citizenship of the parties, a recovery cannot be had if a state statute of limitations would have barred recovery had the suit been brought in a court of the State. Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, 304 U. S. 64, followed. P. 326 U. S. 108.
143 F.2d 503 reversed.
Certiorari, 323 U.S. 693, to review the reversal of a summary judgment for the defendant (petitioner here) in a suit of which the federal court had jurisdiction solely because of diversity of citizenship of the parties.
Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.