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J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro

Close Date: 06/27/2011
Topic(s): Consumer Justice
Court Procedure, Federal Jurisdiction, and Appellate Jurisdiction
Date Of Involvement: 12/20/2010
Docket: 09-1343

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This case presented the following question:

Whether the Due Process Clause permits a state court to exercise personal jurisdiction over an alien corporation that has aimed the marketing of its product equally at that state and other states, where the alien corporation's actions have resulted in injury within the state.

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of the petitioner on June 27, 2011.