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U.S. Supreme Court Lays Down Hard Line on States’ Ability to Assert Jurisdiction Over Out-of-State Defendants

The U.S. Supreme Court has just made it harder for plaintiffs to convince state courts to assert personal jurisdiction over foreign manufactures on products cases. In J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, decided June 27, 2011, the question was whether the New Jersey Supreme Court properly exercised jurisdiction over a British manufacturer of scrap metal […]

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