Federal Court Jurisdiction & Standing is a complicated subject.
This is a very simplified version of the rules.
If you need legal advice, consult an attorney licensed to practice law in your jurisdiction.
Source: Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife, 504 U.S. 555, 559 (1992)
The Floyd family has standing, but to get into federal court, the court needs to have subject-matter jurisdiction.
The federal courts can only hear cases that the constitution gives it the power to hear.
Section 2 of the Constitution continues, “between Citizens of different States…” and 28 U.S. Code § 1332 clarifies that two conditions are necessary for diversity jurisdiction to apply: