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Pace Law Faculty Publications

1990

New York

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The New Quasi In Rem Jurisdiction: New York's Revival Of A Doctrine Whose Time Has Passed, Michael B. Mushlin Jan 1990

The New Quasi In Rem Jurisdiction: New York's Revival Of A Doctrine Whose Time Has Passed, Michael B. Mushlin

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This Article closely examines the rationale offered for the new quasi in rem jurisdiction, and concludes that it cannot withstand careful analysis. Courts have explained that the new theory of quasi in rem jurisdiction is necessary to fill gaps in the state's long arm statute. However, gaps in a long arm statute can be filled by legislative amendments which can provide in personam jurisdiction up to the full extent permitted by due process. In fact, long arm statutes have steadily expanded over the last decade to take up the slack left by Shaffer. In personam jurisdiction under a long ...


Torts, Ralph Michael Stein Jan 1990

Torts, Ralph Michael Stein

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This Article surveys the most significant torts cases decided in the courts of New York State during the Survey year. Only cases which challenged existing law, modified longstanding doctrine, or announced new decisional law have been included. While 1989 was not a year of signal change for the law of torts, a number of cases deserve examination and analysis.