Unformatted text preview: on aliens if doing so would violate “traditional notions of fair play substantial justice.” This is summarized by saying that the State must have at least “minium contacts” with the defendant. (a) In Rem Jurisdiction always meets the minimum contacts test; (b) In Personam Jurisdiction requires minimum contacts. (2) State courts need a statute giving them jurisdiction. When the statute gives the court jurisdiction over aliens, it is called a “long-arm Statute.” 3. Standing – Plaintiff must have a sufficient stake in the outcome of the suit. 4. Venue 5. Forum Selection Clause...
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- Fall '11
- Supreme Court of the United States