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i have filed a civil lawsuit in federal court
can i use 18 usc 1343 and 18 usa 1002 to dtermine juridiction in federal court
my friend purchased a franchise from franchise show in seoul korea
thsi individual said he has exclusive rights to sell franchise.
he bought one and came to usa to take over the franchise there was no shoe store
the cost of franchise was $239,000.00
yes he lives in state of georgia
in georgia too
Okay, then your friend cannot sue in federal court. He/she must sue in Georgia Superior Court. There is no diversity jurisdiction, because both plaintiff and defendant reside in the same jurisdiction. And, there is no federal question jurisdiction, because none of the fraud-related criminal statutes provide authority for a federal action. See, e.g., Oppenheim v. Sterling, 368 F.2d 516, 518-19 (10th Cir. 1966), cert. denied, 386 U.S. 1011 (1967) (mail fraud criminal statute does not provide a private cause of action under federal law). There is also no private right of action under the Federal Trade Commission "Franchise Rule." See, e.g., Holloway v. Bristol-Meyers Corp., 485 F.2d 986 (D.C. Cir. 1973) (no implied private right of action under the FTC Act); Days Inn of Am. Franchising, Inc., v. Windham, 699 F. Supp. 1581 (N.D. Ga. 1988) (no private right of action exists to enforce the Franchise Rule).Hope this helps.
can you help me with drafting civil suit in state court
the court wont help told me to research my self to draft one
tell me where to serch pls
this is frustrating
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