Smith v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc et al
OPINION AND ORDER that Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. d/b/a Store #624 inform the court of thecitizenship of all of its members for the purpose of determining whether the requirements of federal subject matter jurisdiction are satisfied. ( Specific Document due by 11/2/2017). Signed by Honorable Henry M Herlong, Jr on 10/23/17. (sfla) Modified on 10/23/2017 to edit text (jtho, ).
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Rose C. Smith,
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. d/b/a Wal-Mart
Store #624 and Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. )
d/b/a Store #624,
C.A. No. 8:17-2830-HMH
OPINION & ORDER
Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. d/b/a Store #624 is hereby ordered to inform the court of the
citizenship of all of its members for the purpose of determining whether the requirements of
federal subject matter jurisdiction are satisfied. See 28 U.S.C. § 1332. The citizenship of a
limited partnership is the citizenship of all of its partners, including the limited partners. See
Carden v. Arkoma Assocs., 494 U.S. 185, 195-96 (1990). Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores East,
L.P. d/b/a Store #624 is ordered to provide the citizenship of its partners, both limited and
general, within ten (10) days of the date of this order to allow this court to ascertain whether
subject matter jurisdiction exists in the instant case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Henry M. Herlong, Jr.
Senior United States District Judge
Greenville, South Carolina
October 23, 2017
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