Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc.

A party that seeks to intervene in a pending action as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a)(2) must meet Article III standing requirements if it wishes to pursue relief that is different from or in addition to the relief requested by the plaintiff, such as, here, a money judgment in favor of the intervenor against the defendant.  A party that seeks to intervene in a pending action as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a)(2) must meet Article III standing requirements if it wishes to pursue relief that is different from or in addition to the relief requested by the plaintiff.  A money judgment in favor of the intervenor against the defendant is relief in addition to that sought by the plaintiff and so requires the intervenor to establish Article III standing.

United States Supreme Court (Alito, J.); June 5, 2017; 2017 WL 2407473

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