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Origins of diversity jurisdiction, the rise of legal positivism, and a brave new world for Erie and Klaxon
The conventional explanation for the inclusion the grant of diversity jurisdiction (i.e., federal court jurisdiction in cases between citizens of different states) in the Constitution and the first Judiciary Act is that ...
Muddy-booted, disingenuous revolution in personal jurisdiction
When the editors of the Florida Law Review offered me the opportunity to comment on Professor Michael Hoffheimer’s wonderfully insightful article, I almost declined. The reason is that I agree with pretty much everything ...
Death of the constituional law of personal jurisdiction: From Pennoyer to Burnham and back again
In 1990, in Burnham v. Superior Court, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the traditional rule that a civil defendant could be subjected to personal jurisdiction in a state simply by being physically served with the summons ...
Civil appeals to the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Nebraska Court of Appeals
(Nebraska State Bar Association, 2016)