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On January 16, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Gunn v. Minton. The question in this is case is whether federal courts have exclusive “arising under” jurisdiction over a legal malpractice case--ordinarily a state matter--where the sole substantive issue is the application of a patent law doctrine that is an essential element of the underlying legal malpractice claim.

To discuss the case, we have Mark Schultz, who is an Associate Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University School of Law.

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