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No federal question jurisdiction over Virginia servicemember’s claim (access required)

Where a servicemember’s claim was brought under Virginia’s codification of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or SCRA, resolution of that claim did not involve federal law as to provide federal question jurisdiction. Background This is a civil action alleging a violation of Virginia Code § 44-102.1. The case was originally filed in the Circuit Court of Caroline ...