Smith v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc et al, No. 8:2017cv02830 - Document 6 (D.S.C. 2017)
Court Description: 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, ).
Smith v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc et al Doc. 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA GREENWOOD DIVISION Rose C. Smith, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. d/b/a Wal-Mart ) Store #624 and Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. ) d/b/a Store #624, ) ) Defendants. ) 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 Dockets.Justia.com