New vids: amount in controversy, aggregation

New videos are available on my YouTube channel. Details are below.

Diversity advanced: amount in controversy

This video explores the “amount in controversy” (AIC) requirement of 28 U.S.C. 1332(a). Topics include:

  • Basics of the AIC
  • The “St. Paul Mercury” test
  • Examples of where the AIC can and cannot be met
  • Measuring the AIC for cases seeking an injunction

Diversity advanced: aggregation

Video discussing aggregation for 28 USC 1332(a). Topics covered include:

  • Basic rule when aggregation permitted
  • Examples where aggregation cannot occur
  • Example of joint & undivided interest
  • Difference between aggregating separate claims and having different theories for same claim
  • Difference between aggregation and supplemental jurisdiction

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