Parties

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Parties

 

in judicial process, trial participants invested with certain rights. In Soviet law, the parties in a civil case are called plaintiff and defendant; the parties in a criminal case are the prosecutor, defendant, defense counsel, and victim, as well as the civil plaintiff, civil defendant, and their representatives.

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The House Judiciary Committee Report explains that the statute responds to Finley by providing statutory authority to hear supplemental claims, including claims involving the joinder of additional parties.
In federal-question cases, it broadly authorizes the district courts to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over additional claims, including claims involving the joinder of additional parties.
The Committee recommended that "Congress expressly authorize federal courts to hear any claim arising out of the same `transaction or occurrence' as a claim within federal jurisdiction, including claims, within federal question jurisdiction, that require the joinder of additional parties, namely defendants against whom that plaintiff has a closely related state claim.