Sole proprietorship a person who owns a business and is responsible for its debts.
Partnership a business run by two or more people.
Joint Venture a business or enterprise undertaken jointly by two or more parties that otherw
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DOES THE COURT HAVE JURISDICTION OVER THE PARTIES?
- Two steps:
o Satisfy long-arm statute if applicable
o Satisfy Due Process
- For Due Process must get ONE of:
o Domicile in state
o Present in state when served
Federal Jurisdiction and Civil Procedure
By Professor Richard D. Freer
1. Right court?
2. Learning about case 3. Complex cases
Service of process
In class, today, we discussed what would happen in the following
Plaintiff sues two defendants: D1 & D2. The defendants do not reside in
the same state, which means we cant use 1391(b)(1), and the
accident occurred outside of the Unites States
Civil Procedure Outline - Pleading
Rule 8(a) created the liberal notice pleading standard, requires only "a short
and plain statement of the claim showing that P is entitled to relief."
Evolution of requirements to survive Rule 12(
The judicial power shall extend to all cases, in law and
equity, arising under this Constitution, the laws of the United
States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under
their authority;-to all cases affect
Civil Procedure Outline
- Lawsuits as civil action (redress for wrong) vs. criminal (obedience)
Resolve issues of substantive law
- Federal Rules of Civil Procedure guide government in order to create fair dispute
- 10th A