COGGESHALL DEVELOPMENT CORP., et al., Plaintiffs, Appelles, v. William J. DIAMOND, etc., et al., Defendants, Appellants

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Summary

Plaintiff brought action against the officers of General Services Administration and the public works director of the United States Navy to permit it right to connect to sewer connections on Navy property. District Court of Rhode Island issued a writ of mandamus as sought by the plaintiff. The defendants appealed, and Appeals Court held that sovereign immunity barred developer's action. The order of mandamus was vacated, and action by the plaintiff dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

Subject

  • Boyle, Francis J
  • Campbell, Torruella
  • Selya
  • Diamond, William J
  • Coggeshall Development Corp
  • United States General Services Administration
  • United States Dept. of the Navy
  • United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • Coggeshall Marine, Inc
  • State of Rhode Island Port Authority

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 884 F.2d 1 (1st Cir. 1989)
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Court case

Contained within

884 Federal Reporter, 2d Series. (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1990
  • 09/05/1989

Topic

Actions and defenses

Form/Genre

Court case

Physical description

Number of pages: 5; Page Numbers: 1-5

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