When Do Courts Lack Jurisdiction Over Torts Physically Committed in the State?

Defendant moves to dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2), for lack of personal jurisdiction. Personal jurisdiction “concerns the authority of the court to hear and determine the controversy.” … Vermont courts (and therefore the federal court

“Bad Writing Does Not Normally Warrant Sanctions, but We Draw the Line at Gibberish”

Civil forfeiture Pending Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes in Massachusetts Authorizes Forfeiture of Vapers’ Cars The bill, which the state House passed yesterday, says police may seize vehicles in which they find untaxed vaping products. Jacob Sullum | 11.14.2019 1:55 PM

Iraq: All Is in Ruins and Mourning

Special for LewRockwell.com Victor Hugo said of the devastated Balkans in the 19th century:  ‘The Turks have passed by here. All is in ruins or mourning.’ Welcome to modern Iraq. The British were always masters of efficient imperialism.  In the 19th century,

But Gorsuch!

When Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court in January 2017, Demand Progress warned that the judge was “an extremist” who would “rubber stamp Trump’s assaults on Americans’ freedoms.” People for the American Way likewise described Gorsuch as