Walden v. Fiore - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-13-13 featuring Paul Stancil
December 13, 2013Paul J. Stancil
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Walden v. Fiore - Post-Argument SCOTUScast - MP3
Running Time: 00:18:21
On November 4, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Walden v. Fiore. This case involves a dispute over personal jurisdiction. For a court to validly adjudicate a dispute, it must possess jurisdiction over the parties before it. Here the question is whether due process permits a federal court in Nevada to exercise personal jurisdiction over a law enforcement defendant in Atlanta, Georgia regarding an allegedly improper seizure of the plaintiffs’ gambling winnings that took place in transit at Atlanta’s airport. In addition, there is a question of whether Nevada is a proper venue to adjudicate the parties’ dispute under the terms of an applicable federal statute.
To discuss the case, we have Paul Stancil, who is a Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.
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|Oral Argument Transcript - November 4, 2013 (PDF)|