A Throwback to Less Enlightened Practices: J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro

After two decades of dormancy, the sleeping giant of personal jurisdiction has finally awakened with the Supreme Court’s opinion in
J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro. However, as in its two most recent personal jurisdiction opinions, the Court was less than
univocal. This Note attempts to understand the reasoning behind J. McIntyreJ. McIntyre‘s effect on personal jurisdiction jurisprudence in the immediate
future; and,
ultimately, to question whether J. McIntyre, too, represents a "throwback to . . . less enlightened practices."

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