Fairness in Asbestos Compensation Act of 1999: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1283, July 1, 1999
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52 페이지 - There is no federal general common law. Congress has no power to declare substantive rules of common law applicable in a state whether they be local in their nature or "general," be they commercial law or a part of the law of torts. And no clause in the Constitution purports to confer such a power upon the federal courts.
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101 페이지 - All persons may be joined in one action as defendants if there is asserted against them jointly, severally, or in the alternative, any right to relief in respect of or arising out of the same transaction, occurrence, or series of transactions or occurrences and if any question of law or fact common to all of them will arise in the action.
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144 페이지 - Chamber of Commerce. The US Chamber is the world's largest federation of business organizations, representing more than three million businesses and professional organizations of every size, in every business sector, and in every region of the country. The Chamber serves as the principal voice of the American business community.
14 페이지 - States district court for the district in which such arbitrators, or a majority of them, are sitting may compel the attendance of such person or persons before said arbitrator or arbitrators, or punish said person or persons for contempt in the same manner provided by law for securing the attendance of witnesses or their punishment for neglect or refusal to attend in the courts of the United States.
196 페이지 - Supervision over either the legislative or the judicial action of the States is in no case permissible except as to matters by the Constitution specifically authorized or delegated to the United States. Any interference with either, except as thus permitted, is an invasion of the authority of the State and, to that extent, a denial of its independence.