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Civil Procedure – Personal Jurisdiction – Claim-Specific Basis (access required)

In the absence of general personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant, a plaintiff must establish specific jurisdiction – statutorily and constitutionally – for each claim alleged on a claim-by-claim basis, says an Alexandria U.S. District Court on this first-impression question in this circuit. All the parties in this diversity breach of contract and tortious interference action ...