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The Supreme Court Continues to Shrink States' Personal Jurisdiction Authority Over Non-Resident Defendants

In a pair of recent rulings, the Supreme Court continues to narrow a state's authority to hale non-resident defendants, such as foreign corporations, into their courts. One decision, BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell et al., narrowed a state's general jurisdiction authority; the other, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County et al., narrowed specific jurisdiction authority.

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HKM Legal News | Winter 2017

We focus our practice on the needs of clients in managing their significant litigation matters nationwide. Our seasoned trial attorneys serve the immediate needs of clients in the most effective and efficient manner possible, and as determined by the complexity of the client’s litigation matters. HKM attorneys pride themselves in partnering with in-house counsel and clients in a collaborative team approach to manage the clients litigation needs.

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