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Krupski v. Costa Crociere

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09-337 11th Cir. Apr 21, 2010
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Jun 7, 2010 9-0 Sotomayor OT 2009

Holding: The Court held that a plaintiff is allowed to amend the name of a defendant when he or she gets it wrong in the original complaint.

Judgment: Reversed and Remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor on June 7, 2010. Justice Scalia concurred in part and concurred in the judgment.

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