Outline I. Personal Jurisdiction (Must have A (power) +B(notice)) a. Must have Minimum contacts (or presence) a.i. Maintain of suit does not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice a.ii. Replaced the notion of presence… but not completely a.ii.1. If someone is “caught” in a state, and is served there, then that state has personal jurisdiction a.ii.2. However, this doesn’t apply to corporation, because they aren’t considered capable of roaming around the country. a.ii.2.a. So if president of a corporation is out on official business in another state, they can’t serve him there and consider him “caught” and that state could not have personal jurisdiction on that corporation that way. a.iii. Look at the International Shoe table. a.iii.1. Look at burger King for Review a.iv. When a Corporation purposefully avails itself of the privilege of conducting activities within the forum of the state. a.iv.1.
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