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Walker v. Armco Steel Corp.

United States Supreme Court

446 U.S. 740 (1980)

Summary
Procedural History
Judicial Opinion
Citations

Federal procedural rules do not override state substantive decisions regarding statutes of limitations.

Relevant Facts

Walker filed a product liability suit against Armco Steel in federal court. The complaint was filed before the statute of limitations expired, but service was made afterward.

Issue

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Holding & Reasoning

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Dissent

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December 8, 2023

Judicial Opinion

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Procedural History

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Citations

446 U.S. 740 (1980)

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