Reading: (CU1 M2) Standing and Jurisdiction
Read Section 2. Earlier you explored the jurisdiction of various courts within the American system. But before a party to a lawsuit can even get into court, it must meet certain requirements. As you read, ask yourself who has the authority to bring a claim in court. How does a court determine this? In addition, consider that there are 51 court systems in the United States. How does a court decide how much contact with the jurisdiction is required to bring a claim? Important considerations must be addressed before litigation begins.
Please read The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business: “Chapter 3: Section 2: Standing and Personal Jurisdiction” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)