Business Law Jurisdiction notes

Business Law Jurisdiction notes - 1) General i) Test:...

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Jurisdiction-Federal Court 1) Subject Matter Jurisdiction (smj) a) Federal Question 1) Cases Arising out of Federal Statute 2) Cases Arising under the U.S. Constitution 3) Cases Involving U.S. Treaty 4) Cases where a U.S. is a party b) Diversity 1) Requirements i) Plaintiff/Defendant reside in two different states ii) Plaintiff seeks damages greater than $75,000 Personal Jurisdiction (pj) 1) Statute a. Federal statute with nationwide b. State congress arm statute 2) 14 th Amendment: Due Process clause a. General or Specific Jurisdiction
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Unformatted text preview: 1) General i) Test: Defendant must have systematic + continuous contract with forum state 1) Specific ii) Relation- Factual Cause/Legal Cause iii) Purpose- Voluntariness/Foresee ability iv) Person- Defendant burden of Appearance/Forum States/Plaintiff Convince ability/Judicial System/Pertinent Policy District Court: Deals with matters above $15,000.00 Country Court: Deals with matters between $1,500.01-$15,000.00 J.P. Court: Deals with matters between $0.01-$1,500.00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGR AND B 10803 and taught by Professor O'valleanddr.millsandlehman during the Spring '08 term at TCU.

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