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Unformatted text preview: borders. Either of these two types of jurisdiction, when combined with a court's subject matter jurisdiction, will give the court the power to render a judgment that is binding on the parties. The crucial difference between in personam jurisdiction and in rem jurisdiction is that the former is based on the residence, location, or activities of a Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 4 person within the state, whereas the latter is based on the fact that property is located within the state. 30. It's more correct to say that there must be jurisdiction before venue questions arise. Jurisdiction concerns the question whether some class of courts (e.g., state trial courts or the federal district courts) has the power to hear a case. Venue involves the question which courts of the class (e.g., which state trial court or which federal district court) is the right forum for the case. Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 5...
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