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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Two: Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution View the Enron case example of the timeline for Criminal Pleadings . View the timeline for Civil Pleadings . (Be sure to use the scroll bar on the right side of each timeline to view all the steps.) Where can a lawsuit be filed? Many people are surprised to learn that you cannot sue someone in any court you choose. A court must have jurisdiction to hear a case. There are federal courts, state courts and local courts. All have jurisdictional requirements. Federal jurisdiction is the same across the country, but state and local jurisdiction requirements vary greatly. Jurisdiction in a national economy that reaches across state lines is an important concern in the business world. How does one determine jurisdiction when the parties are residents of different states? See Case 2.1, Mastondrea v. Occidental Hotels Management residents of different states?...
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