Citizens & Southern Nat. Bank v. Bougas,
434 U.S. 35 (1977)

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Citizens & Southern Nat. Bank v. Bougas, 434 U.S. 35 (1977)

Citizens & Southern Nat. Bank v. Bougas

No. 76-398

Argued October 3, 1977

Decided November 8, 1977

434 U.S. 35


Under 12 U.S.C. § 94, which provides that actions against a national bank may be brought in any federal district court within the district in which the bank may be "established" or in any state court in the county or city in which the bank is "located" having jurisdiction in such cases, venue for a suit against a national bank brought in a state court need not be in the county where the bank's charter was issued, but may be in the county in which the bank conducts its business at an authorized branch. Pp. 434 U. S. 38-45.

138 Ga.App. 706, 227 S.E.2d 434, affirmed.

BLACKMUN, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. STEWART, J., filed a concurring opinion, post, p. 434 U. S. 45.

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