28 U.S.C. § 2283 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 2283. Stay of State court proceedings
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A court of the United States may not grant an injunction to stay proceedings in a State court except as expressly authorized by Act of Congress, or where necessary in aid of its jurisdiction, or to protect or effectuate its judgments.
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