The Constitutional Limitations on State-Court Jurisdiction: A Historical-Interpretative Reexamination of the Full Faith and Credit and Due Process Clauses (Part One)

108 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2010

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Ralph U. Whitten

Creighton University - School of Law

Date Written: November 28, 2010

Abstract

This article is about the constitutional limitations on state-court jurisdiction. The article discusses the relevant historical materials on the full faith and credit clause up to 1877, which is the year that the Pennoyer v. Neff decision occurred. The article ends with conclusions about the original meaning of the full faith and credit clause and suggestions of how the clause should be applied today.

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Full Faith and Credit, Due Process

Suggested Citation

Whitten, Ralph U., The Constitutional Limitations on State-Court Jurisdiction: A Historical-Interpretative Reexamination of the Full Faith and Credit and Due Process Clauses (Part One) (November 28, 2010). Creighton Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 499, 1981, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1716568

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