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Extending Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(k)(2): A way to (partially) clean up the personal jurisdiction mess
The Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction jurisprudence has become increasingly constricted and remains unclear on many crucial questions. However, it appears that the Court will not rethink its basic approach to determining ...
Twilight of the minimum contacts test
The minimum contacts test has set the limits on the long-arm jurisdictional reach of U.S. courts since 1945. Although the International Shoe case that ushered in the test is routinely hailed as having created a fairer and ...
Constitutional limitations on state-court jurisdiction: A historical-interpretative reexamination of the full faith and credit and due process clauses (Part One)
This article is about the constitutional limitations on state-court jurisdiction. The article discusses the relevant historical materials on the full faith and credit clause up to 1877, which is the year that the Pennoyer ...
Developments in the Erie Doctrine: 1991
This article is about the court's development in the Erie Doctrine as of 1991. The article discusses several cases about how the court has handled conflicts between federal and state law. Through the discussion, the article ...
Constitutional limitations on state-court jurisdiction: A historical-interpretative reexamination of the full faith and credit and due process clauses (Part Two)
This article discusses the original meaning of the due process clause of the fourteenth amendment in order to decide whether the Supreme Court correctly interpreted the traditional rules of international jurisdiction in ...
Erie and the federal rules: A review and reappraisal after Burlington Northern Railroad v. Woods
This article discusses the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern Railroad for future conflicts between state law and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The article reviews and critiques the ...