Statue of Liberty jurisdiction

May 25, 2012

  • 106 Courts
  • 106VII Concurrent and Conflicting Jurisdiction
  • 106VII(C) Courts of Different States or Countries
  • 106k511 k. Comity Between Courts of Different States.

106 CourtsPermitting New Jersey state court action by New Jersey residents seeking determination that Hudson River islands and Statue of Liberty were under jurisdiction and sovereignty of New Jersey rather than New York would violate fundamental principles of comity between states.
Guarini v. State of N.Y., 521 A.2d 1362 (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div. 1986)