Friday, May 14, 2004

Dismissal of residential real estate case under Rooker-Feldman doctrine affirmed

In Shooting Point, LLC v. Cumming, the Fourth Circuit in an opinion by Judge Gregory, joined by Judges Niemeyer and Williams, upheld the dismissal based on the Rooker-Feldman doctrine of plaintiffs' section 1983 claims that were inextricably related to their state court dispute about their real property. The state court case ended in an appeal, 265 Va. 256, 576 S.E.2d 497 (2003).

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