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Once we have decided that there is a statutory basis for personal jurisdiction, we then proceed to the second step of the two-step dance which is to ask whether exercising jurisdiction would comply with the Constitution. Recall that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment provides that a state “shall [not] deprive any person

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Welcome to personal jurisdiction! A court may not hear any case it chooses. There are three requirements that a court must meet in order to hear a case. The first requirement is that the court must have jurisdiction over the particular defendant. This is called personal jurisdiction. Second, the court must have jurisdiction over the

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In this clip, we look at the first step of the analysis: the statutory sources of in personam jurisdiction. Every state can pass statutes detailing the situations in which its courts will exercise personal jurisdiction. When a court exercises personal jurisdiction, it must do so pursuant to an explicit grant of authority in a state

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now for a case… of murder! (and also manslaughter) and the difference between the two murderer is killing someone with malice aforethought this is fancy lawyer talk for killing someone with a particular intent there are several ways you can kill someone that the law considers sufficient to show malice aforethought first it’s murder if

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now let’s talk about stealing people’s stuff there are several different crimes that cover this depending on how the stealing takes place taking someone’s stuff is larceny for the stealing to count as larceny you have to take it with the intent to permanently keep it from the owner so taking Aunt Agnes’ heirloom crystal

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so what if you don’t commit any crimes but you help someone else commit one you’re off the hook, right? surely being helpful isn’t a crime, it’s in the boy scout motto well there are crimes that cover being just a little too helpful you can be charged as an accessory which is hilariously ironic

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mr. sides of the life my name is Becky I’m Ramsey hi I’m Jelena hi I’m Rachel and we’re playing never have I ever law school edition never have I ever cheated on a test in law school I have not I’ve thought about it it’s impossible during those 2 to 4 hour exams you

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– Okay, folks, first things first. Somewhere outside someone is mowing their lawn, there is a shooting range over there. I’m pretty sure there’s a building and construction site across the road. The chances that there won’t be background noise in this video is zero. Now let’s get into it. You’re about to graduate, let’s

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Legally Blonde itself is surprisingly accurate for a first-year law movie my name is Becky I’m Ramsey hi I’m Rachel I’m Jana and today we’re gonna be answering your questions about law school what it’s like to be a law student anything you’ve got influenced what did you envision yourself doing with your law degree

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