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What Personal Jurisdiction Doctrine Does -- And What It Should Do, Katherine Florey Jan 2016

What Personal Jurisdiction Doctrine Does -- And What It Should Do, Katherine Florey

Florida State University Law Review

Commentators have routinely noted the complexity, opacity, and multiple functions of U.S. personal jurisdiction doctrine. Yet underlying this comparative chaos are two important concerns. Both commentary and Supreme Court cases have long recognized that a court's assertion of power over a particular defendant and case may have two undesirable consequences. First the burden on the defendant of having to appear before a certain type of court or in a particular location may be unacceptably high. Second a court's jurisdictional overreaching may encroach upon the sovereignty of other states or nations and in so doing, may foster uncertainty about which sovereign's …


Florida's No-Fault Divorce: Is It Really No-Fault?, Mary F. Clark Dec 1976

Florida's No-Fault Divorce: Is It Really No-Fault?, Mary F. Clark

Florida State University Law Review

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Martin V. Security Services, Inc., 314 So.2d 765 (Fla. 1975), Nancy Ann Daniels Oct 1976

Martin V. Security Services, Inc., 314 So.2d 765 (Fla. 1975), Nancy Ann Daniels

Florida State University Law Review

Torts- WRONGFUL DEATH- FLORIDA'S WRONGFUL DEATH ACT IS CONSTITUTIONAL AND PERMITS PUNITIVE DAMAGES.