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The Appointment of an Out-of-State Administrator for the Sole Purpose of Creating Diversity of Citizenship Between the Parties of a Lawsuit in Order To Invoke the Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts Is “Improper” and “Collusive” Under Title 28, Section 1359, United States Code (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)Examines the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ case Bass v. Texas Power & Light Company. In a wrongful death action, the Fifth Circuit held that appointment of Bass, an out-of-state administrator of the estate, ...