Jurisdiction Quiz - 1. Dave is a resident of Florida. While...

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1. Dave is a resident of Florida. While he was on vacation in Georgia he injured Pam, a resident of Michigan. Currently Dave is visiting his cousin in Pittsburgh, PA. (Assume he would stay there long enough be to served with process.) Pam wants to bring a tort action against Dave. As a result of Dave's actions, Pam suffered damages in the amount of $250,000. In which of the following courts could Pam obtain personal jurisdiction over Dave? A. Pennsylvania state court B. Federal court in Pennsylvania C. Georgia state court D. Two of the above E. All of the above Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: E 2. Dale is a resident of Florida. While he was on vacation in Michigan he injured Penny, a resident of Michigan. After leaving Michigan, Dale visited his cousin in Pittsburgh, PA., but is currently at home in Florida. Penny wants to bring a tort action against Dale. As a result of Dale's actions, Penny suffered damages in the amount of $50,000. Penny wants to sue Dale in Michigan. Choose the correct statement. A. A federal district court in Michigan would not be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Dale, and would not have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. B. A federal district court in Michigan would be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Dale, and would have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. C. A federal district court in Michigan would not be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Dale, but would have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. D. A federal district court in Michigan would be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Dale, but would not have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: D 3. Doug is a resident of Florida. While he was on vacation in Michigan he injured Pete, a resident of Michigan. After leaving Michigan, Doug visited his cousin in Pittsburgh, PA., but is currently at home in Florida. Pete wants to bring a tort action against Doug. As a result of Doug's actions, Pete suffered damages in the amount of $50,000. Pete wants to sue Doug in Michigan. Choose the correct statement. A. A Michigan Circuit court would be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Doug, and would have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. B. A Michigan Circuit court would be able to obtain personal jurisdiction over Doug, but would not have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. C.
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course CJ 275 taught by Professor Dow during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Jurisdiction Quiz - 1. Dave is a resident of Florida. While...

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