American Trial Lawyers v. N.J. Supreme Court - 409 U.S. 467 (1973)
U.S. Supreme Court
American Trial Lawyers v. N.J. Supreme Court, 409 U.S. 467 (1973)
American Trial Lawyers Assn. v. New Jersey Supreme Court
Decided January 15, 1973
409 U.S. 467
In abstaining so as to permit a state court to pass on an issue of state law, a district court should retain jurisdiction pending the state proceeding so that appellants may preserve their right to litigate their federal claims in federal courts at the conclusion of the state proceeding.
Vacated and remanded.