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Legal Memorandum: Application of Collateral Estoppel

Issue: Under the laws of the U.S. Virgin Islands, what review is applied to a lower court’s application of collateral estoppel?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Application of collateral estoppel; Plenary review
Jurisdiction: Federal, Virgin Islands
Cited Cases: 432 F.3d 253
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 09/01/2007

Application of the doctrine of collateral estoppel is a question of law over which appellate courts exercise plenary review.  Szehinskyj v. Attorney General, 432 F.3d 253, 255 (3d Cir. 2005) TA l "Szehinskyj v. Attorney General, 432 F.3d 253, 255 (3d Cir. 2005)" s "Szehinskyj v. Attorney General, 432 F.3d 253, 255 (3d Cir. 2005)" c 1 .

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