This reference for the busy practitioner provides a thorough discussion of jurisdictional issues. Coverage includes analysis of the latest Supreme Court decisions on territorial jurisdiction, new lower court cases, changes in states' long-arm statutes, and more.
"Jurisdiction in Civil Actions should be in the library of every litigating lawyer. Its publication is particularly significant in view of megatrends in the law with respect to jurisdiction." - the ABA Journal in its review of the First Edition of Jurisdiction in Civil Actions
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Fundamental Concepts and Terminology
Chapter 2 Constitutional Limitations on the Exercise of State Court Jurisdiction
Chapter 3 Statutory Requirements for the Exercise of Jurisdiction: Traditional Jurisdictional Bases
Chapter 4 State Long Arm Statutes' Relation to Personal Jurisdiction
Chapter 5 Invoking Jurisdiction of Federal Courts
Chapter 6 Challenging Jurisdiction
Chapter 7 Overview of Minimum Contacts Problems That Confront Lower Courts
Chapter 8 Personal Jurisdiction in Tort Cases
Chapter 9 Personal Jurisdiction in Contract Cases
Chapter 10 Personal Jurisdiction in Other Actions