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The Daimler Decision and Personal Jurisdiction

CC image courtesy of autohistorian The Daimler Decision and Personal Jurisdiction by Connor O’Shea* I. Introduction      In the Supreme Court’s decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, handed down in January, the Court tackled the thorny issue of personal jurisdiction.[1] The case, which involved a suit by foreign plaintiffs under the Alien Tort Statute and the Torture…

Oct 2014

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World War II in Glendale: A Look Back at Hwang v. Japan

CC License image courtesy of Melissa Wall World War II in Glendale: A Look Back at Hwang v. Japan by Yujin Chun* In Glendale, a suburb in the Greater Los Angeles Area, there is a bronze statue of a girl in traditional South Korean dress seated next to an empty chair.[1] Despite being less than…

Feb 2014