Baldwin v. Iowa State traveling men's Asociation

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Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men’s Association 283 U.S. 522 (1931) Fact: Operative Facts: This matter was when, a lawsuit arised in Missouri, and the defendant made a special appearance to contest the personal jurisdiction of Missouri. They lost, so they left and the trial went on. When they tried to enforce it, the defendant stated that they didn’t have jurisdiction, and contested issues in Iowa court. However, after Missouri already went through the facts, the settled facts are settled already, and since they lost personal jurisdiction, that means Missouri had personal jurisdiction Issue: whether you can double dip in trying to assert lack of personal jurisdiciton
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Unformatted text preview: Rule: You only get once chance to contest it. Either by special appearance, or by waiting it out. Rational: The courts held that after the special appearance, and they deemed the court had the personal jurisdiction, the court was able to move on with the trial, and finish it. There was no issues that was contested, so plaintiff won. Once they tried to enforce, the defendant tried to sue in Iowa court stating that there was lack of personal jurisdiction, but that was already found by the Missouri court, so defendants were bound by it. Holding: The defendants lose. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course CIV PRO 141 taught by Professor Daucher during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .

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