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One step forward and two back: Missed opportunities in refining the United States minimum contacts test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases regarding the scope of the "minimum contacts" test for permissible exercises of personal jurisdiction. In one case, relying on ill-defined notions of sovereignty, a plurality ...
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 ...
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 ...
Improving the "better law" system: Some impudent suggestions for reordering and reformulating Leflar's choice-influencing considerations
This article is about Professor Robert Leflar's Better Law System, in which five choice-influencing considerations are used in choice-of-law cases. This article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the system and ...
U.S. conflict-of-laws doctrine and forum shopping, domestic and international (revisited)
This article discusses Professor Friedrich Juenger's contributions to the subject of conflict of laws and international forum shopping. The article describes Professor Juenger's assessment of the effect of conflict-of-laws ...
McIntyre Machinery, Goodyear, and the incoherence of the minimum contacts test
On June 27, 2011, when J. McIntyre Machinery Ltd. v. Nicastro and Goodyear Dunlop Tire Operations, S.A. v. Brown were handed down, it marked the first time in almost a quarter century that the United States Supreme Court ...