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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Burford Abstention – Video Poker – S.C. Law (access required)

A district court erred in abstaining under Burford v. Sun Oil Co., 319 U.S. 315 (1943), in refusing to consider constitutional challenges to two South Carolina statutes regulating video poker; because resolution of these challenges neither requires a court to adjudicate difficult questions of state law, nor disrupts state efforts to establish through a complex ...

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