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Corresponding Reading Assignment: Text: Pages 30 – top of 46 On Blackboard (these are required readings): - International Shoe v. Washington - World-Wide Volkswagen v. Woodson Supplemental Documents: - Texas Long Arm Statute - Sample 12(b)(2) Brief 1. Court Systems a. State Court systems: i. Three general categories: 1. 2. 3. Appellate Courts: a. Usually only examine ____________. b. When will appellate courts challenge the trial court’s finding of fact (not in your book)? c. Options – what can an appellate court do with a case (not in your book)?
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4. Highest State Court usually called ______________________. b. The Federal Court System: i. ii. iii. US Courts of Appeals 1. How many US Courts of Appeals? ____ 2. Most decisions from the Courts of appeals are _________. iv. US Supreme Court 1. Per the Constitution, the US may have ____ Supreme Court. 2. Appeals to the Supreme Court 3. When will court issue a writ of Cert?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Jurisdiction: the power to hear a case and to take action in the case a. Subject Matter Jurisdiction: i. Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction: 1. Criminal Cases 2. Civil cases ii. Concurrent Jurisdiction: iii. Examples of Courts with limited Jurisdiction: b. Personal Jurisdiction: i. General Rule (in both state and federal courts): ii. Adequate Grounds for Jurisdiction (these are not actually listed in your book youll have to pull them from your reading): iii. Summons: iv. Corporate Defendants v. Long Arm Statutes: 1. Minimum Contacts: 2. International Shoe v. Washington (1945): 3. World-wide Volkswagen v. Woodson 4. Schwarzenegger v. Fred Martin Motor Co (page 41) vi. In Rem Jurisdiction: 3. Venue a. Venue: b. Indicators of proper venue (not listed in your book): c. Why would you want to change from the standard venue? 4. Forum Non Conveniens:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course LEB 323 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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