Burford v. Sun Oil Company

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Burford v. Sun Oil Company
by the Supreme Court of the United States
Burford v. Sun Oil Co., 319 U.S. 315 (1943) was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court created a new doctrine of abstention. — Excerpted from Burford v. Sun Oil Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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United States Supreme Court

319 U.S. 315


 Argued: April 14, 15, 1943. --- Decided: May 24, 1943

See 320 U.S. 214, 63 S.Ct. 1442, 87 L.Ed. --.

Messrs. James P. Hart and Ed Roy Simmons, both of Austin, Tex., for Burford et al.

Mr. J. A. Rauhut, of Austin, Tex., for Sun Oil Co. et al.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.


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