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H. Ward Classen: An important case for corporate counsel (access required)

Near the end of its last term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided its first “minimum contacts” case in 24 years. The case, argued successfully by a Baltimore-based lawyer, is a powerful shield in the service of corporate defendants within the United States and abroad. In J. McIntyre Machinery Ltd. v. Nicastro, 09-1343, the court held 6-3 ...