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Court lacks jurisdiction in stolen bee dispute (access required)

Where a Virginia-based beekeeper sued California-based defendants after its bees were allegedly stolen, but there were insufficient contacts between the California-based defendants and Virginia, they were dismissed from the suit. Background The facts giving rise to this cause of action stem from an apparent contract for the delivery of bees involving plaintiffs Jerry Mattiaccio and Rock Hill ...