removal of causes

Definition of removal of causes

1 : the taking of pending cases from a state to a federal court because of diversity of citizenship or because of federal question
2a : the transfer of a case from one federal court to another
b : the transfer of a case from one to another court within the same state for original hearing or trial — compare appeal, review

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“Removal of causes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/removal%20of%20causes. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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