Franchise Tax Board v. Construction Laborers Vacation Trust
|Franchise Tax Board v. Construction Laborers Vacation Trust|
|Court||U.S Supreme Court|
|Citation||463 U.S. 1 (1983)|
There must be a well-pleaded complaint.
Congress has given the lower federal courts jurisdiction to hear, originally or by removal from a state court, only those cases in which a well-pleaded complaint establishes either that federal law creates the cause of action or that the plaintiff’s right to relief necessarily depends on resolution of a substantial question of federal law.