Gorsuch's Views On 'Legal Tourism' Could Shift High Court

Law360, New York (March 10, 2017, 12:39 PM EST) -- Jan Dodd

Lesley Holmes Next month the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in a major personal jurisdiction case from California that will impact product liability and other high-stakes litigation throughout the country. As corporate defendants face a mounting threat of expanded state court jurisdiction, President Trump's nomination of Tenth Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to the nation's highest court is all the more consequential.

An analysis of Judge Gorsuch's Tenth Circuit record may provide some surprising insights into his views on the rights of corporations and personal jurisdiction, should his nomination to the Supreme Court be confirmed.

The California Supreme Court's...

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