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In Personam Jurisdiction: Statutory Limitations

In Personam Jurisdiction: Statutory Limitations

Learn about the statutory sources for in personam jurisdiction, including physical presence in the state, domicile, consent, waiver, and long-arm statutes.

Transcript

In this clip, we look at the first step of the analysis: the statutory sources of in personam jurisdiction. 

Every state can pass statutes detailing the situations in which its courts will exercise personal jurisdiction. When a court exercises personal jurisdiction, it must do so pursuant to an explicit grant of authority in a state statute or else that court may not exercise personal jurisdiction. Generally speaking, there are five common statutory sources for in personam jurisdiction:...

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