Notice and the Chance to Be Heard

Notice and the Chance to Be Heard

Learn about the relationship between personal jurisdiction and service of process, including transient jurisdiction and its exceptions.


Welcome to Notice and the Chance to Be Heard! In this lesson, we'll start by discussing service of process and its relationship to personal jurisdiction. As part of this, we'll talk about transient jurisdiction, which hinges on service. Finally, we'll summarize the constitutional requirements for adequate notice and opportunity to be heard.

Service of Process Generally

Generally speaking, service of process is a formal procedure for a plaintiff to notify a defendant that he or she has been sued...