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Civil Procedure: Personal Jurisdiction
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  • Video ~ Civil Procedure 2 -- Personal Jurisdiction
This voice narrated slideshow presents information regarding U.S. courts jurisdiction over individuals, corporations and things.

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In order for a state to exercise personal jurisdiction over a defendant, the defendant must have such minimum contacts with the state so that exercising jurisdiction over the defendant would not offend “traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice.”

  • Video ~ Specific and General Personal Jurisdiction

  • Video ~ Minimum Contacts
What are minimum contacts? This video discusses when it is constitutional for a court in one state in the United States to assert jurisdiction over a resident of a different state.

  • Video ~ International Shoe and Long Arm Jurisdiction

  • Video ~ Long Arm Jurisdiction

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