Section Newsletter Articles on Long-Arm Jurisdiction

Revisiting long-arm jurisdiction: Kowal v. Westchester Wheels, Inc. By Sara M. Davis Civil Practice and Procedure, November 2017 The Kowal decision provides litigants with a concise overview of specific jurisdiction in the context of a products liability case. It is a useful opinion providing direction on the elements necessary to meet or defeat specific jurisdiction.
The other shoe drops: Reflections on Illinois’ Long–Arm Statute By Hon. E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. and Baseer Tajuddin Bench and Bar, October 2006 The Illinois Long-Arm Statute, 735 ILCS 5/2-209, poses a conceptual dilemma for courts trying to discern it.