Case of the Day: Chen v. Sun

The case of the day is Chen v. Sun (S.D.N.Y. 2016). Hsin-Cheng Chen sued Kelvin Sun and Jia Liu, seeking recognition and enforcement of a Chinese judgment. The complaint alleged that Chen was a Chinese citizen domiciled in Taiwan, that Sun was an American citizen whose “principal residence” was in New York, and that Liu, whose citizenship was not alleged, has a “principal residence” in New York. Chen moved to dismiss for want of subject matter jurisdiction.
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