U.S. SUPREME COURT

Atlantic Marine Construction Co. Inc. v. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

CIVIL PROCEDURE — Venue

New Jersey Law Journal

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District court deciding a § 1404(a) motion to transfer venue improperly placed the burden on the movant to prove that transfer to the parties' contractually preselected forum was appropriate, instead of requiring the party acting in violation of the forum-selection clause to show that public-interest factors overwhelmingly disfavored a transfer.

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