Corona-Contreras v. Gruel

A district court may not, sua sponte, remand an action to state court for procedural defects in the removal, but may do so only on a timely remand motion.  Procedural defects in a removal, such as untimeliness—i.e., more than 30 days after service if the complaint discloses that it is removable or more than a…

Labertew v. Langemeier

A garnishment proceeding against a third party not involved in the original state court proceeding is a separate action which the garnishee can remove to federal court, and after removal, the action is governed by the federal rules of procedure, not state garnishment procedure.  A garnishment proceeding against a third party not involved in the…