Question 1

Billy and Joe, residents of New York, file an action in Connecticut state court against Mary and Susan, both residents of Connecticut. Billy and Joe file a notice of removal in the district court in Connecticut. What will the outcome be?

Question 2

Billy and Joe, residents of New York, file an action in Connecticut state court against Mary and Susan, both residents of Connecticut. Mary and Susan file a notice of removal in the district court in New York. Assume the federal court has subject matter jurisdiction. What will the outcome be?

Question 3

Ally is a forklift operator who lives in North Carolina. While at work one day, the forklift malfunctions, injuring Ally. Ally brings a legitimate claim against her employer under North Carolina's workmen's compensation laws. Ally's employer files a notice of removal in the appropriate federal district court in North Carolina. What will the outcome be?