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Transient Jurisdiction, General Jurisdiction, and Domicile

This is a lesson on two types of personal jurisdiction: transient and general. This lesson also covers the important related topic of domicile.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:

  1. Define the legal concept of domicile.
  2. State the holding of Pennoyer v. Neff.
  3. Define transient jurisdiction.
  4. Define general jurisdiction.
  5. Distinguish general from transient jurisdiction.
  6. Analyze a problem for domicile issues.
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