The Fifth Circuit Wrestles with the Texas Long-Arm

Date

1983

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Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Examines the decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuits during the pertinent portions of 1981-1982 regarding the application of the Texas long-arm statute, Texas Revised Civil Statutes article 2031(b). The author is critical of several jurisdiction decisions and hopes that the court will do better in the future.

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Keywords

Long-arm statute, Long arm, Due process, Jurisdiction, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, FSIA, Civil procedure, Article 2031b, Prejean v. Sonatrach, Inc., Jim Fox Enterprises v. Air France, Placid Investments, Ltd. v. Girard Trust Bank

Citation

14 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 1