Tag: personal jurisdiction

  • Case of the Day: Ford v. Montana

    The case of the day is Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court (S. Ct. 2021). It’s a personal jurisdiction decision that keeps the law from going off the rails but also may be important in its future implications. The case involved a car accident that took place in one US state, the state where […]

  • Ingrid Wuerth on Personal Jurisdiction and the Fifth Amendment Due Process Rights of Foreign Sovereigns and State-Owned Enterprises

    Ingrid Wuerth, Professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School and friend of Letters Blogatory (you can follow her at @WuerthIngrid on Twitter), has an important new forthcoming paper on foreign states’ status as “persons” under the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment. I’m very happy that she’s previewing her paper here at Letters Blogatory. […]

  • Case of the Day: Nike v. Wu

    The case of the day is Nike, Inc. v. Wu (S.D.N.Y. 2018). Nike and Converse, the shoe companies, brought trademark infringement cases against hundreds of online retailers. These actions resulted in a default judgment for $1.8 billion, which perhaps will not turn out to be worth the paper it was printed on. The companies assigned […]

  • Case of the Day: Diaz v. Galopy Corp.

    The case of the day is Diaz v. Galopy Corp. International, N.V. (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2018). In 2014, Anibal Montenegro Diaz, a Venezuelan lawyer, sued Galopy in a Venezuelan court for unpaid legal fees. In 2015, the court found in her favor on liability, and in 2016, it awarded Diaz the fees and sent the […]

  • Lago Agrio: More on the New Default Judgment

    Lago Agrio: More on the New Default Judgment

    I didn’t set out to have so much Lago Agrio coverage this week, but there is something new to report. As I reported on April 11, long after Judge Kaplan entered his final judgment against Donziger and the two LAP representatives and long after the Second Circuit decided the appeal, Chevron asked the court to […]